Protesters line the train tracks in Yuen Long during Saturday’s demonstration. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Protesters line the train tracks in Yuen Long during Saturday’s demonstration. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

Hong Kong police adopt new tactics to make protesters leave illegal Yuen Long march in bid to avoid bloody battle in town rocked by mob violence

  • Officers call up additional trains to avoid repeat of clashes in Sha Tin but violence still flares inside station
  • Protesters given time to leave from Long Ping and Yuen Long MTR stations after tensions ease between two sides

Protesters line the train tracks in Yuen Long during Saturday’s demonstration. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Protesters line the train tracks in Yuen Long during Saturday’s demonstration. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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