A staff member wearing a helmet and mask at Kwai Fong MTR station after police deployed tear gas in the station on Sunday night. Photo: Felix Wong

Police defend firing tear gas and pepper balls in Hong Kong MTR stations during clashes with protesters, despite condemnation by residents and rail unions

  • Commuters and rail staff tell of pain and discomfort after deployment of tear gas, but police say they used ‘minimum force’ against violent protesters
  • Unions describe police charge at protesters on moving escalator as ‘terrifying’
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A staff member wearing a helmet and mask at Kwai Fong MTR station after police deployed tear gas in the station on Sunday night. Photo: Felix Wong
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