Officers also arrested 148 people, 95 men and 53 women, during the protests on Monday. Photo: Felix Wong

Police fired nearly 1,000 rounds of ammunition during chaos that gripped Hong Kong, almost equalling amount used in June and July clashes

  • Officers used more than 800 rounds of tear gas, 140 rubber bullets and 20 sponge-tipped rounds on Monday
  • Protests have escalated into attempt to destroy city say police, echoing comments made by city’s leader Carrie Lam
Topic |   Hong Kong police

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Officers also arrested 148 people, 95 men and 53 women, during the protests on Monday. Photo: Felix Wong
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Professor Roland Chin says Baptist University staff checked on students besieging police station and tried to persuade them to leave for safety reasons Photo: Edward Wong

Baptist University president calls on Hong Kong police to treat students fairly after arrest over possession of laser pens triggers siege of Sham Shui Po Police Station

  • University’s president Roland Chin urges government and law enforcement authorities to respond positively to concerns
  • Police station siege triggered by student leader Keith Fong detained for carrying offensive weapons
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Professor Roland Chin says Baptist University staff checked on students besieging police station and tried to persuade them to leave for safety reasons Photo: Edward Wong
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