Radical protesters and police clashed throughout the day. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hong Kong protests: riot squads surround university campus occupied by radicals after day of fierce clashes, shooting of officer with arrow and live round fired at car trying to ram police line

  • Normally serene neighbourhood around the Polytechnic University campus on Austin Road turned into a war zone
  • Huge fire breaks out on strategic footbridge while police armoured vehicle sent to take nearby flyover attacked by mob with petrol bombs
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Radical protesters and police clashed throughout the day. Photo: Sam Tsang
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Police’s Unimog armoured vehicle has a long-range acoustic device fitted on its roof. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hong Kong protests: police use controversial anti-riot sound device for first time, rejecting claims it is harmful

  • Police spokesman confirms force deployed a long-range acoustic device, installed on top of a Unimog armoured vehicle, to issue warnings to rioters
  • System does not cause dizziness, nausea or a loss of sense of direction as some reports claim, he says
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Police’s Unimog armoured vehicle has a long-range acoustic device fitted on its roof. Photo: Sam Tsang
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