Chaotic scenes as Hong Kong protests turn violent
June 13, 2019 10:53 am
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Violent clashes erupted in Hong Kong as police fired rubber bullets to prevent protesters from storming the city’s parliament.
Tens of thousands snarled traffic to demand leaders scrap a plan to allow extraditions to China.
Rows of riot police used tear gas, pepper spray, rubber bullets and batons to disperse demonstrators, the deadline crowds had given the government to abandon a contentious extradition bill.
But many stood their ground, shielding themselves with face masks, helmets, goggles and umbrellas.