Police officers are surrounded and attacked by protesters in Sheung Shui. Photo: Dickson Lee

Hong Kong border town of Sheung Shui rocked by protest violence and chaos before police finally clear streets at night

  • Protesters and police clash near Sheung Shui MTR station shortly after rally against parallel traders and mainland Chinese visitors ends
  • Police describe the mostly young protesters as ‘highly organised’ and well prepared to attack them with iron poles and other weapons
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Police officers are surrounded and attacked by protesters in Sheung Shui. Photo: Dickson Lee
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Su Xinqi

Su Xinqi

Su Xinqi covers Hong Kong-mainland relational issues for the Post's Hong Kong desk. She has previously worked for Reuters and Initium Media in a variety of roles including researcher, content producer, and news editor.

Kimmy Chung

Kimmy Chung

Kimmy Chung joined the Post in 2017 and reports for the Hong Kong desk on local politics and Hong Kong-mainland issues. Prior to joining the Post, she covered Hong Kong politics and social policies for more than six years for different media outlets.

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Alvin Lum

Alvin Lum is an award-winning political journalist specialising in Hong Kong politics and the city's justice system. Previously, he worked for the Hong Kong Economic Journal and Citizen News.

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Christy Leung

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