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Hong Kong Police Fire Live Rounds in Clashes with Protesters

HeadlineFeb 09, 2016

In Hong Kong, police fired warning shots and pepper spray at protesters during clashes which began with a crackdown on street vendors set up for the Lunar New Year. Police said nearly 90 officers were injured, while more than 50 people were arrested. The clashes were the most intense since pro-democracy protests demanding free elections in 2014.

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