Firefighters put out a fire on Nathan Road near Mong Kok Police Station. Photo: Edmond So

Hong Kong protests: police, fire services release joint statement on ‘misunderstanding’ that led to clash during crowd dispersal in Central on Saturday

  • Statement says a ‘misunderstanding in the verbal communication’ led to the clash in which a firefighter was pushed and cornered by riot police
  • Representatives from firemen’s unions hoped such incidents would not happen again in the future
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Firefighters put out a fire on Nathan Road near Mong Kok Police Station. Photo: Edmond So
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A firefighter attends to the suspected attacker while others help those injured in the incident. Photo: Edmond So

Blood spilled over political differences in Hong Kong, with six hurt as knife-wielding man attacks family after argument

  • Four injured by attacker – who is in turn savaged by an angry crowd – after argument over political issues. Another man hurt while protecting suspect
  • Tensions flare after hundreds of Hongkongers heed online call to take to the streets on Sunday afternoon in unauthorised citywide protest
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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A firefighter attends to the suspected attacker while others help those injured in the incident. Photo: Edmond So
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