Students protesting at Chinese University prepare for clashes with police. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hong Kong protests: city crippled for third straight day as radicals torch tunnel tollbooths, take over roads in 10 districts and vandalise train stations

  • City woke up to more gridlock with Cross-Harbour Tunnel barricaded as early as 6am, while roads are blocked and trains slowed
  • Actions continued throughout day and, at night, a flash mob appeared at Cross-Harbour Tunnel tollbooths to set them on fire
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Students protesting at Chinese University prepare for clashes with police. Photo: Sam Tsang
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Beijing has again thrown its weight behind Hong Kong’s administration and its police force. Photo: AFP

‘Sliding into an abyss’: Beijing’s top office in Hong Kong urges stronger crackdown against unrest

  • Agency calls for city’s administration and police to use all necessary measures to restore order
  • It calls on the Hong Kong government to do everything in its power to end the turmoil and ‘arrest the criminals and severely punish their violent acts’
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Beijing has again thrown its weight behind Hong Kong’s administration and its police force. Photo: AFP
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