The 70-year-old man (circled) had been taking pictures when hit on the head by a brick, police say. Photo: Facebook

Hong Kong protests: elderly man hit on head by brick during clash in Sheung Shui dies while two others hurt in separate incidents remain in critical condition

  • One man was set on fire by protesters in Ma On Shan, and a teenage boy was reportedly hit by police tear gas canisters in Tin Shui Wai
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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The 70-year-old man (circled) had been taking pictures when hit on the head by a brick, police say. Photo: Facebook
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Elizabeth Cheung

Elizabeth Cheung

Elizabeth Cheung has been a health reporter for the Post's Hong Kong desk since 2014. She covers general medical news, breakthrough medical treatments and research, government policy and hospital blunders. Elizabeth has a master's in development studies.

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Christy Leung

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