Protesters in Hong Kong vandalize subway station | Eurasia Diary -

8 August, Saturday

Protesters in Hong Kong vandalize subway station

World A- A A+
Authorities in Hong Kong have closed a subway station after protesters broke windows and damaged ticket machines, Eurasia Diary reports citing fresnobee.
The vandalism in Sha Tin on Sunday follow the previous day's announcement of the arrest of six pro-democracy lawmakers.
Police with helmets and riot shields stood guard outside the closed Sha Tin station inside a shopping mall as shoppers walked past. There was no indication of injuries or arrests.
The semi-autonomous territory is in the sixth month of protests that began over a proposed China extradition law and have expanded to include demands for greater democracy and other grievances.

Report a mistake by marking it and pressing Ctrl+Enter

EurasiaDiary © Must be hyperlinked when used.

Follow us:
Twitter: @Eurasia_Eng
Facebook: EurasiaEng