Protesters clash with police after a march in Sheung Shui on July 13, 2019. Photo: Felix Wong

What are the weapons Hong Kong police use on anti-government protesters, and how dangerous are they?

  • Police have used crowd control methods involving tear gas, pepper spray and beanbag rounds in previous protests in the city
  • But other weapons – such as pepper balls, sponge grenades or rubber bullets – were used for the first time to disperse crowds during extradition bill protests
Topic |   Hong Kong police

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Protesters clash with police after a march in Sheung Shui on July 13, 2019. Photo: Felix Wong
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