August 24 2019 1:36pm

Bricks and tear gas: Violence escalates in Hong Kong’s latest clash between protesters and police

Pro-democracy protesters and police clashed in Hong Kong near Kwun Tong MTR station on Saturday, with multiple injuries, including one male protester who was hit in the left eye by a rubber bullet. Protesters formed barricades by unbolting pedestrian barriers and zip-tying them together. Some activists splintered off and ran up a ramp, throwing bricks at the police, who responded with tear gas. Tear gas continued to be used with up to 10 canisters shot at a time, and some protesters began throwing it back

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