CLASHES AS HK PROTESTERS VENT AT CHINA TRADERS

CLASHES BROKE OUT BETWEEN POLICE AND HONG KONG DEMONSTRATORS AS THE LATEST ANTI-GOVERNMENT PROTESTS TOOK AIM AT TRADERS COMING ACROSS THE BORDER FROM MAINLAND CHINA.

POLICE USED PEPPER SPRAY AND BATONS AGAINST HONG KONG DEMONSTRATORS NEAR THE BORDER WITH CHINA.

But Beijing has thrown its full support behind Lam, calling on Hong Kong police to pursue anyone involved in the parliament storming and other clashes.
Police used pepper spray and batons against masked protesters in Sheung Shui, a town near the border with China, after thousands marched to complain about "parallel traders".
Some one million mainlanders have moved to Hong Kong since its 1997 handover, a flashpoint issue in the notoriously overcrowded city which already boasts one of the world's most expensive property markets.

Clashes broke out between police and Hong Kong demonstrators as the latest anti-government protests took aim at traders coming across the border from mainland China. Police used pepper spray and batons against masked...

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