Officers have protesters corralled outside the old Wan Chai police station on Gloucester Road. Photo: Sam Tsang

Protesters, police fight pitched battles after historic ‘million-strong’ march against Hong Kong’s controversial extradition bill turns violent

  • Officers, protesters suffer injuries, some needing hospital treatment, as police use batons and pepper spray to beat back mob of masked demonstrators
  • Hours earlier peaceful mass rally drew historic numbers onto the streets to oppose government’s controversial extradition bill
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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Officers have protesters corralled outside the old Wan Chai police station on Gloucester Road. Photo: Sam Tsang
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As it happened: How Hong Kong's protest march against the extradition bill turned ugly

  • Mob storms metal barricades, police respond with batons and pepper spray
  • Melee still under way at Legco as police try to disperse angry crowd
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law