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As it happened: Hong Kong protest chaos ends in Mong Kok stand-off as MTR again closes network

  • Marches in Hong Kong Island and Kowloon trigger tear gas from police, on third straight day of civil unrest over mask ban
  • After partial opening of stations on MTR network, rail giant closes services early at 9pm as facilities are again vandalised
A corridor in Mong Kok MTR station is turned into a mini river as protesters break in and vandalise facilities, setting off water sprinklers and a fire hose. Photo: Sam Tsang
Topic |   Hong Kong protests
Tai Wai metro station is one of dozens still closed on Sunday after rail bosses reopened parts of the railway system. Photo: Felix Wong

Half of Hong Kong MTR stations still closed as city braces for more protests over government’s anti-mask law

  • Admiralty, Prince Edward and Mong Kok among major interchanges remaining shut as some rail services resume following Saturday’s closure of entire network
  • Demonstrations held in Hong Kong Island and Kowloon on Sunday, on second day of civil unrest since mask ban introduced
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Tai Wai metro station is one of dozens still closed on Sunday after rail bosses reopened parts of the railway system. Photo: Felix Wong
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