An assistant store manager at the Whampoa Garden branch of Watsons explains the situation to shoppers wanting to buy masks. Photo: Nora Tam

China coronavirus: tensions high as thousands queue in Hong Kong desperate for masks, many leaving empty-handed

  • Anger as those waiting hours outside Watsons cannot get hold of coverings to protect themselves from deadly Wuhan contagion
  • Police called after men seen kicking the front of a store, while members of staff face abusive shoppers
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
An assistant store manager at the Whampoa Garden branch of Watsons explains the situation to shoppers wanting to buy masks. Photo: Nora Tam
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