August 25, 2019 / 9:45 AM / 3 months ago

Hong Kong police again use tear gas to try to disperse protesters

Members of the media adjust their gas masks during a protest in Tsuen Wan, in Hong Kong, China August 25, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong police again used tear gas on Sunday to try to disperse anti-government protesters.

Tens of thousands of protesters marched in pouring rain on Sunday, regrouping under umbrellas after sometimes violent clashes a day earlier that prompted police to fire tear gas for the first time in more than a week.

Editing by Nick Macfie

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