The popular October 1 fireworks could be called off over public safety concerns. Photo: Dickson Lee

National Day fireworks on 70th anniversary of People’s Republic of China could be cancelled over protests crisis, Hong Kong government source says

  • City leaders ‘inclined’ to cancel annual event that generally draws some 300,000 spectators to both sides of harbour
  • Event has only been cancelled twice – 2013 over Lamma Island boat tragedy and 2014 because of the Occupy protests
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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The popular October 1 fireworks could be called off over public safety concerns. Photo: Dickson Lee
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