Four victims of the Yuen Long attack (left to right): a man surnamed Kwok and his 14-year-old son; injured passenger Leung with a bloody T-shirt; lawmaker Lam Cheuk-ting; and injured passenger Ma. Photo: Nora Tam

‘The whole car smelled of blood’: Hong Kong victims describe brutal attack at Yuen Long MTR station; some may sue for damages

  • Six Hongkongers come forward with details of violent attack by angry mob of men in white T-shirts, one asking: ‘Where was the law?’
  • Another witness says: ‘We were just passengers, normal citizens, on the way back home’
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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Four victims of the Yuen Long attack (left to right): a man surnamed Kwok and his 14-year-old son; injured passenger Leung with a bloody T-shirt; lawmaker Lam Cheuk-ting; and injured passenger Ma. Photo: Nora Tam
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PLA soldiers show their skills during a naval base open day in Hong Kong. The PLA has had a presence in Hong Kong since the city’s return to Chinese sovereignty. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

Will China send in the troops to stamp out protests in Hong Kong?

  • Fears are growing in the city that the military could be called in to quell unrest
  • But the costs and complexities of doing so mean Beijing is highly unlikely to give the orders, observers say
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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PLA soldiers show their skills during a naval base open day in Hong Kong. The PLA has had a presence in Hong Kong since the city’s return to Chinese sovereignty. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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