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As it happened: shot fired as police draw revolvers after officers are chased down street by protesters in Hong Kong

  • Two Mercedes-Benz crowd-control vehicles seen on streets as protesters build barricades and shout abuse at 'rogue cops'
  • Tear gas has already been fired and force earlier said water cannons would be used if situation turned ugly
Topic |   Hong Kong protests
Anti-government demonstrators occupy Lung Cheung Road in Wong Tai Sin during a chaotic day of protests on Saturday. Photo: Sam Tsang

Chaos, tear gas and violence return to streets of Hong Kong as protesters clash with police

  • Skirmishes began after approved march through industrial heartland Kwun Tong, moving to nearby areas and across eastern Kowloon
  • Community leaders and politicians had earlier urged the city’s chief executive to launch a public inquiry to allow meaningful dialogue to take place
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Anti-government demonstrators occupy Lung Cheung Road in Wong Tai Sin during a chaotic day of protests on Saturday. Photo: Sam Tsang
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