Protesters trash a mahjong parlour in Tsuen Wan. Photo: Dickson Lee

Hong Kong protests: angry mobs go on night-time rampage amid outrage over shooting of school pupil during violent National Day clashes

  • Radicals dig up bricks, block roads, start fires, vandalise train stations and target mainland Chinese-linked businesses
  • Earlier in day, thousands took to the streets to protest, with students boycotting classes and demonstrators taking over shopping malls
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Protesters trash a mahjong parlour in Tsuen Wan. Photo: Dickson Lee
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China’s state media has defended the shooting of an 18-year-old schoolboy during the protests in Hong Kong. Photo: Campus TV, HKUSU

Shooting of Hong Kong schoolboy Tsang Chi-kin ‘totally legal and appropriate’, Chinese state media says

  • At the time of the incident in Tsuen Wan, the life of the police officer ‘was under serious threat and he was forced to shoot’, Xinhua says in commentary
  • The ‘black terror’ that has gripped the city for the past three months ‘is close to craziness’, article says
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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China’s state media has defended the shooting of an 18-year-old schoolboy during the protests in Hong Kong. Photo: Campus TV, HKUSU
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