Riot police were on standby at Tung Chung station, where there were scuffles with protesters on Saturday. Photo: Felix Wong

Tensions flare late at night after quieter day of protest in Hong Kong

  • Bid to disrupt airport thwarted by pre-emptive police and government action, with worst violence seen in the evening at Sha Tin MTR station
  • Fewer people take to the streets, days after Carrie Lam says extradition bill will be withdrawn
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Riot police were on standby at Tung Chung station, where there were scuffles with protesters on Saturday. Photo: Felix Wong
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Flowers and other symbols of mourning have been placed on the gates of an exit of Prince Edward MTR station. Photo: Sam Tsang

No protesters killed during police actions, Hong Kong government says, as it slams ‘malicious’ rumours swirling about deaths during mayhem at MTR station

  • Online speculation revolves around number of people hurt on August 31 at Prince Edward MTR station after clashes between radical protesters and police
  • Some people remain unconvinced by denial, gathering outside station, calling for ‘truth and justice’
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Flowers and other symbols of mourning have been placed on the gates of an exit of Prince Edward MTR station. Photo: Sam Tsang
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