Three controversial anti-riot vehicles armed with water cannons will hit the streets of Hong Kong this week. Photo: Handout

Anti-riot vehicles equipped with water cannons to begin road tests in Hong Kong and could be ready to disperse protesters in August

  • Designed for crowd control and costing more than US$2 million, the Mercedes-Benz vehicles have been stationed in Fanling since May
  • Force considering spraying liquid dye at radical protesters to make identifying suspects easier, senior police source reveals
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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Three controversial anti-riot vehicles armed with water cannons will hit the streets of Hong Kong this week. Photo: Handout
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Protesters run through clouds of tear gas during clashes with police in Yuen Long. Photo: EPA-EFE

Hong Kong protests: police under fire as viral video shows elderly residents of Yuen Long care home suffering from effects of tear gas

  • Footage filmed from inside Kwan Yue Elder Nursing Home on On Lok Road
  • Woman can be heard on video asking why windows aren’t closed as police fire gas at protesters outside
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Protesters run through clouds of tear gas during clashes with police in Yuen Long. Photo: EPA-EFE
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