Protesters smash windows of the Legislative Council complex in Tamar on Monday. Photo: Sam Tsang

Protesters storm and vandalise Legislative Council as anarchy and violence engulf Hong Kong government centre

  • Ugly scenes erupt as mob uses makeshift weapons to smash into building and ransacks the centre of administrative power
  • Young protesters barricade key roads, throw bricks and eggs, and attack police with suspected caustic soda
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Protesters smash windows of the Legislative Council complex in Tamar on Monday. Photo: Sam Tsang
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