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Latest Hong Kong pro-democracy protests end early after violent turn

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(Worthy News) - A pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong which reportedly had drawn hundreds of thousands ended early on Saturday after violence broke out, police said.

Protesters lobbed bricks and Molotov cocktails at government buildings while police responded by firing tear gas and water cannons into the crowds. Police said “radical protesters” lobbed gasoline bombs and damaged property outside the government offices, and aimed laser beams at a helicopter, posing “a serious threat to everyone” in the area.

Protests calling for democratic reforms have become an almost weekly occurrence since early June. Organizers said 200,000-300,000 turned out for Saturday’s protests, though police did not give a definitive number. [ Source: Fox News (Read More...) ]

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