The new canisters would explode and produce tear gas smoke in precisely 1.2 seconds after being thrown. Photo: Winson Wong

Hong Kong police buy new tear gas canisters from mainland China, including same hand-thrown model used by PLA’s anti-terrorism squad

  • Jing An KF-302-20 CS Grenade canisters produce denser smoke faster, giving protesters less time to react, source tells Post
  • New rounds fired from 38mm-calibre Federal Riot Guns also increase police’s effective range by 20 metres
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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The new canisters would explode and produce tear gas smoke in precisely 1.2 seconds after being thrown. Photo: Winson Wong
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