Fireworks are let off at Causeway Bay typhoon shelter. Photo: Denise Tsang

Fireworks in Hong Kong as illegal pyrotechnic display flares unexpectedly into the night sky at Causeway Bay typhoon shelter

  • Hong Kong cancelled fireworks displays on New Year’s Eve and the second day of Lunar New Year due to safety concerns associated with ongoing anti-government protests
  • According to police, setting off fireworks or firecrackers carries a maximum penalty of a HK$25,000 fine and six months’ imprisonment
Topic |   Hong Kong protests
Fireworks are let off at Causeway Bay typhoon shelter. Photo: Denise Tsang
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