November 2, 2019 / 8:12 AM / 11 days ago

Hong Kong police fire tear gas to break up park protests

Protesters stand behind a barricade during a march billed as a global "emergency call" for autonomy, in Hong Kong, China November 2, 2019. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong police fired tear gas to break up anti-government protesters in Victoria Park, a traditional venue of vigils and demonstrations in the former British colony.

They fired a dozen rounds, scattering protesters towards the exits.

Editing by Nick Macfie

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