A police officer with a submachine gun during a clash with protesters on Nathan Road in Tsim Sha Tsui. Photo: Winson Wong

Police respond to more menacing mob attacks by bringing out lethal anti-riot weapons not used earlier in unrest

  • Semi-automatic rifles and submachine guns now seen at front line of clashes
  • Officers have stiffened response to masked radicals’ use of more petrol bombs, even arrows
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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A police officer with a submachine gun during a clash with protesters on Nathan Road in Tsim Sha Tsui. Photo: Winson Wong
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