Residents accused police of bringing conflict to their backyard after tear gas was used to disperse protesters in Wong Tai Sin on Saturday. Photo: Felix Wong

The night quiet Hong Kong working-class neighbourhood Wong Tai Sin became a smoking battleground

  • Residents of Wong Tai Sin joined protesters to vent their anger at police late on Saturday after tear gas was fired in densely packed area to disperse crowds
  • But police say they were duty bound to go after radical demonstrators who ‘changed their clothes and stirred up trouble’ in the temple district
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Residents accused police of bringing conflict to their backyard after tear gas was used to disperse protesters in Wong Tai Sin on Saturday. Photo: Felix Wong
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