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Hong Kong police fire tear gas in Sham Shui Po streets

Police fire tear gas at anti-extradition bill protesters during clashes in Sham Shui Po, Hong Kong, China, August 14, 2019. Hundreds attended a demonstration in the residential area of Sham Shui Po, where police arrived and quickly used tear gas after protesters pointed lasers at the police station and burned joss papers on the roadside.

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Police fire tear gas at anti-extradition bill protesters during clashes in Sham Shui Po, Hong Kong, China, August 14, 2019. Hundreds attended a demonstration in the residential area of Sham Shui Po, where police arrived and quickly used tear gas...more

Police fire tear gas at anti-extradition bill protesters during clashes in Sham Shui Po, Hong Kong, China, August 14, 2019. Hundreds attended a demonstration in the residential area of Sham Shui Po, where police arrived and quickly used tear gas after protesters pointed lasers at the police station and burned joss papers on the roadside. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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A woman reacts after the police fired tear gas to disperse anti-extradition bill protesters in Sham Shui Po, Hong Kong, August 14, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

A woman reacts after the police fired tear gas to disperse anti-extradition bill protesters in Sham Shui Po, Hong Kong, August 14, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

A woman reacts after the police fired tear gas to disperse anti-extradition bill protesters in Sham Shui Po, Hong Kong, August 14, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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Anti-extradition bill protesters react after the police fired tear gas to disperse the demonstration in Sham Shui Po, Hong Kong, August 14, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Anti-extradition bill protesters react after the police fired tear gas to disperse the demonstration in Sham Shui Po, Hong Kong, August 14, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Anti-extradition bill protesters react after the police fired tear gas to disperse the demonstration in Sham Shui Po, Hong Kong, August 14, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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Anti-extradition bill protesters point laser beams in Sham Shui Po, Hong Kong, August 14, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Anti-extradition bill protesters point laser beams in Sham Shui Po, Hong Kong, August 14, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Anti-extradition bill protesters point laser beams in Sham Shui Po, Hong Kong, August 14, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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Anti-extradition bill protesters watch as demonstrators point laser pens at the police station in Sham Shui Po, Hong Kong, August 14, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Anti-extradition bill protesters watch as demonstrators point laser pens at the police station in Sham Shui Po, Hong Kong, August 14, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Anti-extradition bill protesters watch as demonstrators point laser pens at the police station in Sham Shui Po, Hong Kong, August 14, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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An anti-extradition bill protester tries to extinguish a tear gas canister after the police fired tear gas to disperse the demonstration in Sham Shui Po, Hong Kong, August 14, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

An anti-extradition bill protester tries to extinguish a tear gas canister after the police fired tear gas to disperse the demonstration in Sham Shui Po, Hong Kong, August 14, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

An anti-extradition bill protester tries to extinguish a tear gas canister after the police fired tear gas to disperse the demonstration in Sham Shui Po, Hong Kong, August 14, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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Anti-extradition bill protesters react after the police fired tear gas to disperse the demonstration in Sham Shui Po, Hong Kong, August 14, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Anti-extradition bill protesters react after the police fired tear gas to disperse the demonstration in Sham Shui Po, Hong Kong, August 14, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Anti-extradition bill protesters react after the police fired tear gas to disperse the demonstration in Sham Shui Po, Hong Kong, August 14, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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People watch from a bus as police faces anti-extradition bill protesters during clashes in Sham Shui Po, Hong Kong, August 14, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

People watch from a bus as police faces anti-extradition bill protesters during clashes in Sham Shui Po, Hong Kong, August 14, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

People watch from a bus as police faces anti-extradition bill protesters during clashes in Sham Shui Po, Hong Kong, August 14, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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A man reacts after the police fired tear gas to disperse anti-extradition bill protesters in Sham Shui Po, Hong Kong, August 14, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

A man reacts after the police fired tear gas to disperse anti-extradition bill protesters in Sham Shui Po, Hong Kong, August 14, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

A man reacts after the police fired tear gas to disperse anti-extradition bill protesters in Sham Shui Po, Hong Kong, August 14, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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An anti-extradition bill protester helps another one after the police fired tear gas to disperse the demonstration in Sham Shui Po, Hong Kong, August 14, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

An anti-extradition bill protester helps another one after the police fired tear gas to disperse the demonstration in Sham Shui Po, Hong Kong, August 14, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

An anti-extradition bill protester helps another one after the police fired tear gas to disperse the demonstration in Sham Shui Po, Hong Kong, August 14, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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A police officer advances during clashes with an anti-extradition bill protester in Sham Shui Po in Hong Kong, China, August 14, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

A police officer advances during clashes with an anti-extradition bill protester in Sham Shui Po in Hong Kong, China, August 14, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

A police officer advances during clashes with an anti-extradition bill protester in Sham Shui Po in Hong Kong, China, August 14, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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Police station is pointed at with laser beams by anti-extradition bill protesters in Sham Shui Po, Hong Kong, August 14, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Police station is pointed at with laser beams by anti-extradition bill protesters in Sham Shui Po, Hong Kong, August 14, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Police station is pointed at with laser beams by anti-extradition bill protesters in Sham Shui Po, Hong Kong, August 14, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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A man reacts after the police fired tear gas to disperse anti-extradition bill protesters in Sham Shui Po, Hong Kong, August 14, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

A man reacts after the police fired tear gas to disperse anti-extradition bill protesters in Sham Shui Po, Hong Kong, August 14, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

A man reacts after the police fired tear gas to disperse anti-extradition bill protesters in Sham Shui Po, Hong Kong, August 14, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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A medic treats an anti-extradition bill protester after tear gas was fired during clashes in Sham Shui Po in Hong Kong, August 14, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

A medic treats an anti-extradition bill protester after tear gas was fired during clashes in Sham Shui Po in Hong Kong, August 14, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

A medic treats an anti-extradition bill protester after tear gas was fired during clashes in Sham Shui Po in Hong Kong, August 14, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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A man watches police advance during clashes with anti-extradition bill protesters in Sham Shui Po, Hong Kong, August 14, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

A man watches police advance during clashes with anti-extradition bill protesters in Sham Shui Po, Hong Kong, August 14, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

A man watches police advance during clashes with anti-extradition bill protesters in Sham Shui Po, Hong Kong, August 14, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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Police advance through the Sham Shui Po neighborhood during clashes with anti-extradition bill protesters in Hong Kong, August 14, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Police advance through the Sham Shui Po neighborhood during clashes with anti-extradition bill protesters in Hong Kong, August 14, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Police advance through the Sham Shui Po neighborhood during clashes with anti-extradition bill protesters in Hong Kong, August 14, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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People run away from tear gas fired by police to disperse anti-extradition bill protesters in Sham Shui Po, Hong Kong, August 14, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

People run away from tear gas fired by police to disperse anti-extradition bill protesters in Sham Shui Po, Hong Kong, August 14, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

People run away from tear gas fired by police to disperse anti-extradition bill protesters in Sham Shui Po, Hong Kong, August 14, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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Anti-extradition bill protesters react after the police fired tear gas to disperse the demonstration in Sham Shui Po, Hong Kong, August 14, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Anti-extradition bill protesters react after the police fired tear gas to disperse the demonstration in Sham Shui Po, Hong Kong, August 14, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Anti-extradition bill protesters react after the police fired tear gas to disperse the demonstration in Sham Shui Po, Hong Kong, August 14, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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A man receives help from the first aid volunteers after the police fired tear gas to disperse the anti-extradition bill protesters in Sham Shui Po, Hong Kong, August 14, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

A man receives help from the first aid volunteers after the police fired tear gas to disperse the anti-extradition bill protesters in Sham Shui Po, Hong Kong, August 14, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

A man receives help from the first aid volunteers after the police fired tear gas to disperse the anti-extradition bill protesters in Sham Shui Po, Hong Kong, August 14, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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Anti-extradition bill protesters extinguish a tear gas cartridge during clashes with police in Sham Shui Po, Hong Kong, August 14, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Anti-extradition bill protesters extinguish a tear gas cartridge during clashes with police in Sham Shui Po, Hong Kong, August 14, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Anti-extradition bill protesters extinguish a tear gas cartridge during clashes with police in Sham Shui Po, Hong Kong, August 14, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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