Protesters throw petrol bombs and light fires during a day of mayhem on Sunday. Photo: Felix Wong

Police battle protesters as they set streets ablaze in central Hong Kong

  • Plain-clothes officer fires live-round warning shot skywards to drive away demonstrators, while water cannon, tear gas and rubber bullets are also used
  • Petrol bombs thrown and fires lit as chaos and violence engulf Admiralty, Wan Chai and Causeway Bay, with MTR stations again targeted
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Protesters throw petrol bombs and light fires during a day of mayhem on Sunday. Photo: Felix Wong
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At it happened: more than 100 arrests after march descends into violence and chaos on Hong Kong Island

  • Officers use tear gas and water cannon and fire a live warning shot into the air during exchanges in Causeway Bay, Wan Chai and Admiralty
  • Demonstrators take over main roads, attack MTR stations and start fires
A protester in Causeway Bay smashes up an abandoned taxi. Photo: Sam Tsang
Topic |   Hong Kong protests