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Hong Kong protesters stockpile makeshift weapons

An anti-government protester makes Molotov cocktails during a protest at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, November 12, 2019. Protesters - many of them young students - stockpile makeshift weapons and fortify barricades in Hong Kong as they stand off with police on university campuses across the city. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

An anti-government protester makes Molotov cocktails during a protest at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, November 12, 2019. Protesters - many of them young students - stockpile makeshift weapons and fortify barricades in Hong Kong as...more

An anti-government protester makes Molotov cocktails during a protest at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, November 12, 2019. Protesters - many of them young students - stockpile makeshift weapons and fortify barricades in Hong Kong as they stand off with police on university campuses across the city. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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Leaf blowers used to disperse tear gas are pictured on the barricade at the campus of the Chinese University in Hong Kong, November 13, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Leaf blowers used to disperse tear gas are pictured on the barricade at the campus of the Chinese University in Hong Kong, November 13, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Leaf blowers used to disperse tear gas are pictured on the barricade at the campus of the Chinese University in Hong Kong, November 13, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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Protesters practice a catapult with stones at the back of a barricade on a road leading to Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong, November 13, 2019. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Protesters practice a catapult with stones at the back of a barricade on a road leading to Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong, November 13, 2019. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Protesters practice a catapult with stones at the back of a barricade on a road leading to Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong, November 13, 2019. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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Stones that protesters prepared to hurl at the police are pictured at the Chinese University in Hong Kong, November 13, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Stones that protesters prepared to hurl at the police are pictured at the Chinese University in Hong Kong, November 13, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Stones that protesters prepared to hurl at the police are pictured at the Chinese University in Hong Kong, November 13, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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Stones are scattered on the road to prevent the police from getting to the campus of the Chinese University in Hong Kong, November 13, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Stones are scattered on the road to prevent the police from getting to the campus of the Chinese University in Hong Kong, November 13, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Stones are scattered on the road to prevent the police from getting to the campus of the Chinese University in Hong Kong, November 13, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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An anti-government protester uses a slingshot during a standoff with riot police at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, November 12, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

An anti-government protester uses a slingshot during a standoff with riot police at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, November 12, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

An anti-government protester uses a slingshot during a standoff with riot police at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, November 12, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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A racket used for returning tear gas projectiles is pictured on a barricade at the Chinese University in Hong Kong, November 13, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

A racket used for returning tear gas projectiles is pictured on a barricade at the Chinese University in Hong Kong, November 13, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

A racket used for returning tear gas projectiles is pictured on a barricade at the Chinese University in Hong Kong, November 13, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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A protester holds a shield on a barricade at the Chinese University in Hong Kong, November 13, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

A protester holds a shield on a barricade at the Chinese University in Hong Kong, November 13, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

A protester holds a shield on a barricade at the Chinese University in Hong Kong, November 13, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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A protester with a bow and arrow looks out for police on a barricade at the Chinese University in Hong Kong, November 13, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

A protester with a bow and arrow looks out for police on a barricade at the Chinese University in Hong Kong, November 13, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

A protester with a bow and arrow looks out for police on a barricade at the Chinese University in Hong Kong, November 13, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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A protester walks at the occupied campus of the Chinese University in Hong Kong, November 13, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

A protester walks at the occupied campus of the Chinese University in Hong Kong, November 13, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

A protester walks at the occupied campus of the Chinese University in Hong Kong, November 13, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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A baseball bat is pictured at the Chinese University in Hong Kong, November 13, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

A baseball bat is pictured at the Chinese University in Hong Kong, November 13, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

A baseball bat is pictured at the Chinese University in Hong Kong, November 13, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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Molotov cocktails are pictured at the campus of the Chinese University in Hong Kong, November 13, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Molotov cocktails are pictured at the campus of the Chinese University in Hong Kong, November 13, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Molotov cocktails are pictured at the campus of the Chinese University in Hong Kong, November 13, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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An anti-government protester sits at a road block outside the occupied campus of the Chinese University in Hong Kong, November 13, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

An anti-government protester sits at a road block outside the occupied campus of the Chinese University in Hong Kong, November 13, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

An anti-government protester sits at a road block outside the occupied campus of the Chinese University in Hong Kong, November 13, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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A protester holds a javelin on a barricade at the Chinese University in Hong Kong, November 13, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

A protester holds a javelin on a barricade at the Chinese University in Hong Kong, November 13, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

A protester holds a javelin on a barricade at the Chinese University in Hong Kong, November 13, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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An aluminium tray used by protesters to smother tear gas canisters is pictured on a barricade at the Chinese University in Hong Kong, November 13, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

An aluminium tray used by protesters to smother tear gas canisters is pictured on a barricade at the Chinese University in Hong Kong, November 13, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

An aluminium tray used by protesters to smother tear gas canisters is pictured on a barricade at the Chinese University in Hong Kong, November 13, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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A barricade set by protesters at the entrance to a campus is pictured at the Chinese University in Hong Kong, November 13, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

A barricade set by protesters at the entrance to a campus is pictured at the Chinese University in Hong Kong, November 13, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

A barricade set by protesters at the entrance to a campus is pictured at the Chinese University in Hong Kong, November 13, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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Materials for Molotov cocktails are seen during a protest at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, November 12, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Materials for Molotov cocktails are seen during a protest at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, November 12, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Materials for Molotov cocktails are seen during a protest at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, November 12, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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A protester holds a bamboo sword on a barricade at the Chinese University in Hong Kong, November 13, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

A protester holds a bamboo sword on a barricade at the Chinese University in Hong Kong, November 13, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

A protester holds a bamboo sword on a barricade at the Chinese University in Hong Kong, November 13, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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Anti-government protesters gather at the Chinese University of Hong Kong campus in Hong Kong, November 13, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Anti-government protesters gather at the Chinese University of Hong Kong campus in Hong Kong, November 13, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Anti-government protesters gather at the Chinese University of Hong Kong campus in Hong Kong, November 13, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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An anti-government protester makes Molotov cocktails during a protest at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, November 12, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

An anti-government protester makes Molotov cocktails during a protest at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, November 12, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

An anti-government protester makes Molotov cocktails during a protest at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, November 12, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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Anti-government protesters take cover during a standoff with riot police at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, November 12, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Anti-government protesters take cover during a standoff with riot police at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, November 12, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Anti-government protesters take cover during a standoff with riot police at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, November 12, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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