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Hong Kong police fire tear gas after fending off airport protest

A barricade on fire is pictured during a protest near Mong Kok police station in Hong Kong, September 7, 2019. Hong Kong police fired tear gas to disperse protesters in the Kowloon district of Mong Kok for a second night on Saturday, after preventing demonstrators from reaching the airport earlier in the day. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

A barricade on fire is pictured during a protest near Mong Kok police station in Hong Kong, September 7, 2019. Hong Kong police fired tear gas to disperse protesters in the Kowloon district of Mong Kok for a second night on Saturday, after preventing...more

A barricade on fire is pictured during a protest near Mong Kok police station in Hong Kong, September 7, 2019. Hong Kong police fired tear gas to disperse protesters in the Kowloon district of Mong Kok for a second night on Saturday, after preventing demonstrators from reaching the airport earlier in the day. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh
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Protesters wave flashlights during a protest outside Mong Kok police station in Hong Kong,  September 7, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Protesters wave flashlights during a protest outside Mong Kok police station in Hong Kong, September 7, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Protesters wave flashlights during a protest outside Mong Kok police station in Hong Kong, September 7, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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Riot police detain a woman during a protest near Mong Kok police station in Hong Kong, September 7, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Riot police detain a woman during a protest near Mong Kok police station in Hong Kong, September 7, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Riot police detain a woman during a protest near Mong Kok police station in Hong Kong, September 7, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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A man gets first aid near Mong Kok police station in Hong Kong, September 7, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

A man gets first aid near Mong Kok police station in Hong Kong, September 7, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

A man gets first aid near Mong Kok police station in Hong Kong, September 7, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
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Riot police detain a man with his face covered in blood during a protest near Mong Kok police station in Hong Kong, September 7, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Riot police detain a man with his face covered in blood during a protest near Mong Kok police station in Hong Kong, September 7, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Riot police detain a man with his face covered in blood during a protest near Mong Kok police station in Hong Kong, September 7, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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A woman covers the ears of her child during a protest near Mong Kok police station in Hong Kong, September 7, 2019. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

A woman covers the ears of her child during a protest near Mong Kok police station in Hong Kong, September 7, 2019. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

A woman covers the ears of her child during a protest near Mong Kok police station in Hong Kong, September 7, 2019. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh
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People are seen at a memorial outside Prince Edward MTR station, near Mong Kok police station in Hong Kong, September 7, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

People are seen at a memorial outside Prince Edward MTR station, near Mong Kok police station in Hong Kong, September 7, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

People are seen at a memorial outside Prince Edward MTR station, near Mong Kok police station in Hong Kong, September 7, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
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Riot police officers are seen near Mong Kok police station in Hong Kong, September 7, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Riot police officers are seen near Mong Kok police station in Hong Kong, September 7, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Riot police officers are seen near Mong Kok police station in Hong Kong, September 7, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
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Riot police officers detain people near Mong Kok police station in Hong Kong, September 7, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Riot police officers detain people near Mong Kok police station in Hong Kong, September 7, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Riot police officers detain people near Mong Kok police station in Hong Kong, September 7, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
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A woman gets first aid near Mong Kok police station in Hong Kong, September 7, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

A woman gets first aid near Mong Kok police station in Hong Kong, September 7, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

A woman gets first aid near Mong Kok police station in Hong Kong, September 7, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
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A police officer detains a person near Mong Kok police station in Hong Kong, September 7, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

A police officer detains a person near Mong Kok police station in Hong Kong, September 7, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

A police officer detains a person near Mong Kok police station in Hong Kong, September 7, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
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A man shouts towards riot police during a protest near Mong Kok police station in Hong Kong, September 7, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

A man shouts towards riot police during a protest near Mong Kok police station in Hong Kong, September 7, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

A man shouts towards riot police during a protest near Mong Kok police station in Hong Kong, September 7, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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A fire is seen during a protest near Mong Kok police station in Hong Kong, September 7, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

A fire is seen during a protest near Mong Kok police station in Hong Kong, September 7, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

A fire is seen during a protest near Mong Kok police station in Hong Kong, September 7, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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A man gets first aid near Mong Kok police station in Hong Kong, September 7, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

A man gets first aid near Mong Kok police station in Hong Kong, September 7, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

A man gets first aid near Mong Kok police station in Hong Kong, September 7, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
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A riot police officer takes aim during a protest near Mong Kok police station in Hong Kong, September 7, 2019. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

A riot police officer takes aim during a protest near Mong Kok police station in Hong Kong, September 7, 2019. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

A riot police officer takes aim during a protest near Mong Kok police station in Hong Kong, September 7, 2019. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh
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Riot police officers are seen near Mong Kok police station in Hong Kong, September 7, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Riot police officers are seen near Mong Kok police station in Hong Kong, September 7, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Riot police officers are seen near Mong Kok police station in Hong Kong, September 7, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
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A man tries to block riot police during a protest near Mong Kok police station in Hong Kong, September 7, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

A man tries to block riot police during a protest near Mong Kok police station in Hong Kong, September 7, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

A man tries to block riot police during a protest near Mong Kok police station in Hong Kong, September 7, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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People hide from riot police, in a restaurant near Mong Kok police station in Hong Kong, September 7, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

People hide from riot police, in a restaurant near Mong Kok police station in Hong Kong, September 7, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

People hide from riot police, in a restaurant near Mong Kok police station in Hong Kong, September 7, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
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Riot police advance during a protest near Mong Kok police station in Hong Kong, September 7, 2019. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Riot police advance during a protest near Mong Kok police station in Hong Kong, September 7, 2019. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Riot police advance during a protest near Mong Kok police station in Hong Kong, September 7, 2019. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh
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Protesters are seen near a fire close by Mong Kok police station in Hong Kong, September 7, 2019. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Protesters are seen near a fire close by Mong Kok police station in Hong Kong, September 7, 2019. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Protesters are seen near a fire close by Mong Kok police station in Hong Kong, September 7, 2019. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh
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Riot police are seen near Tung Chung station in Hong Kong, September 7, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Riot police are seen near Tung Chung station in Hong Kong, September 7, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Riot police are seen near Tung Chung station in Hong Kong, September 7, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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People demonstrate during a protest in Tung Chung station, in Hong Kong, September 7, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

People demonstrate during a protest in Tung Chung station, in Hong Kong, September 7, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

People demonstrate during a protest in Tung Chung station, in Hong Kong, September 7, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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Riot police advance in Tung Chung station, in Hong Kong, September 7, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Riot police advance in Tung Chung station, in Hong Kong, September 7, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Riot police advance in Tung Chung station, in Hong Kong, September 7, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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A man tries to block riot police during a protest in Tung Chung station, in Hong Kong, September 7, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

A man tries to block riot police during a protest in Tung Chung station, in Hong Kong, September 7, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

A man tries to block riot police during a protest in Tung Chung station, in Hong Kong, September 7, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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Police search for identification while patrolling at an MTR station as they keep a lookout for protesters in Hong Kong, September 7, 2019. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Police search for identification while patrolling at an MTR station as they keep a lookout for protesters in Hong Kong, September 7, 2019. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Police search for identification while patrolling at an MTR station as they keep a lookout for protesters in Hong Kong, September 7, 2019. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh
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Police search for identification while patrolling at an MTR station as they keep a lookout for protesters in Hong Kong, September 7, 2019. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Police search for identification while patrolling at an MTR station as they keep a lookout for protesters in Hong Kong, September 7, 2019. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Police search for identification while patrolling at an MTR station as they keep a lookout for protesters in Hong Kong, September 7, 2019. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh
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A police officer takes a photo with a boy at an MTR station as police keep a lookout for protesters in Hong Kong, China, September 7. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

A police officer takes a photo with a boy at an MTR station as police keep a lookout for protesters in Hong Kong, China, September 7. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

A police officer takes a photo with a boy at an MTR station as police keep a lookout for protesters in Hong Kong, China, September 7. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh
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