A location where protesters rested inside Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Photo: Felix Wong

Hong Kong protests: bitter stand-off inside Polytechnic University continues with as many as 100 activists still on campus, determined to evade capture

  • City’s leader Carrie Lam pleads for peaceful end to impasse and asks police to handle the injured and underage in humane manner
  • Final group of volunteer first aid workers leave university late on Tuesday night, while a few protesters make a break for it by climbing fence
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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A location where protesters rested inside Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Photo: Felix Wong
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A protester tries to escape through a sewage tunnel inside Polytechnic University. Photo: Reuters

No redemption in sewers as desperate radicals search high and low for way to escape, with Hong Kong police closing in around them

  • Small number of protesters remain inside Polytechnic University as routes out of campus prove hard to find
  • More than 1,000 have been arrested or have surrendered as sewers fail to provide an answer and other exits are cut off
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A protester tries to escape through a sewage tunnel inside Polytechnic University. Photo: Reuters
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