The incident occurred at about 7.20am on Monday at a road crossing. Photo: Nora Tam

Hong Kong protests: shot student remains in critical condition after surgery to remove right kidney, part of liver and bullet, as arguments rage over force used

  • Station sergeant shot 21-year-old in the abdomen at a road crossing in Sai Wan Ho at 7.20am following confrontation at a road crossing
  • While footage shows the unarmed protester approaching officer, police accuse him of trying to snatch sergeant’s pistol
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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The incident occurred at about 7.20am on Monday at a road crossing. Photo: Nora Tam
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Anti-government protesters set fire to roadblocks disrupting traffic outside the Chinese University of Hong Kong in Sha Tin early on Monday. Photo: Felix Wong

Tear gas fired on campuses for first time as student protesters battle police at Chinese University, Polytechnic University and University of Hong Kong

  • More than 100 tear gas rounds, sponge grenades and rubber bullets were fired by police, while student protesters hurled bricks and petrol bombs
  • Protests and transport chaos prompt 11 universities to cancel classes – 10 will continue to suspend classes on Tuesday
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Anti-government protesters set fire to roadblocks disrupting traffic outside the Chinese University of Hong Kong in Sha Tin early on Monday. Photo: Felix Wong
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