Businesses on King’s Road began closing from about 2pm on Tuesday. Photo: Sam Tsang

Rumours of armed gangs heighten North Point tensions after anti-government protesters’ fight with mob

  • Anti-government protesters clashed with men wielding sticks on Monday night
  • Unsubstantiated reports of Fujianese reinforcements coming to settle scores in the area prompt businesses to shut up shop early
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Businesses on King’s Road began closing from about 2pm on Tuesday. Photo: Sam Tsang
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Minnie Chan

Minnie Chan

Minnie Chan is an award-winning journalist, specialising in reporting on defence and diplomacy in China. Her coverage of the US EP-3 spy plane crash with a PLA J-8 in 2001 near the South China Sea opened her door to the military world. Since then, she has had several scoops relating to China's military development. She has been at the Post since 2005 and has a master's in international public affairs from The University of Hong Kong.