Demonstrators lit fires across Hong Kong on Tuesday during a day of violent protests. Photo: Sam Tsang

Protester shot by police, trail of destruction across Hong Kong, while Beijing celebrates National Day

  • Violence erupts across the city after tens of thousands of demonstrators defy ban to take to the streets in the afternoon
  • Tensions escalate after officer shoots teenage secondary student in chest, leaving him in critical condition
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Demonstrators lit fires across Hong Kong on Tuesday during a day of violent protests. Photo: Sam Tsang
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A screen capture from Stand News footage shows the teen being treated for his wound.

Secondary school student in stable condition after being shot with live round by Hong Kong police amid National Day protests

  • Medical source says, given his young age and generally good condition, ‘there is a good chance he will survive’
  • Another source says officials thinking of seeking an interim injunction to withhold name of officer involved and protect him from doxxing
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A screen capture from Stand News footage shows the teen being treated for his wound.
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