Anti-government protesters filled parts of the airport on Monday. Photo: Felix Wong

Flights out of Hong Kong International Airport cancelled as anti-government protesters occupy terminal building

  • Demonstrators don eye patches at Lantau Island hub, one of the world’s busiest international airports, in anger that a girl allegedly shot with a police beanbag round could lose an eye
  • Sit-in comes after night of escalated violence inside subway stations
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Anti-government protesters filled parts of the airport on Monday. Photo: Felix Wong
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Police fire tear gas rounds in Kwai Fong MTR station. Photo: Felix Wong

Hong Kong police ramp up force, firing tear gas inside Kwai Fong MTR station, as city rocked by more anti-government protest violence

  • Casualties reported on both sides as parts of Tsim Sha Tsui, Sham Shui Po, Wan Chai and Kwai Chung became smoking war zones again
  • Protesters continue hit-and-run tactics – police respond to bricks and petrol bombs with tear gas and baton charges
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Police fire tear gas rounds in Kwai Fong MTR station. Photo: Felix Wong
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