Police had to respond to trouble in 13 different parts of the city on Tuesday. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

Hong Kong police groups call for tougher emergency powers as officers fire record numbers of tear gas canisters, rubber bullets and beanbag rounds

  • Junior Police Officers’ Association warns that force cannot deal with problem alone, while Hong Kong Police Inspectors’ Association echoes call
  • Government accused of failing to take any effective measures, with police performing duties in war zone-like ‘riots’
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Police had to respond to trouble in 13 different parts of the city on Tuesday. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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