Protesters disperse as tear gas is fired in Sham Shui Po. Photo: Winson Wong

Hong Kong police fire tear gas as anti-government protesters gather outside Sham Shui Po station, pointing laser beams and chanting ‘black cops’ and ‘return the eye’

  • Protesters had gathered to burn traditional paper offerings to mark the Hungry Ghost Festival
  • Participants started to point laser beams at police station and ignored warnings to stop
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Protesters disperse as tear gas is fired in Sham Shui Po. Photo: Winson Wong
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Riot police and protesters clash at Tai Koo MTR station. Photo: Handout

Hong Kong police deny planting evidence and say protesters dropped sticks during course of arrest

  • Video footage of the incident circulated on social media sparking an outcry among protesters
  • The escalation in violence on Sunday has led to one former member of the police watchdog to suggest officers should be investigated
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Riot police and protesters clash at Tai Koo MTR station. Photo: Handout
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