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Police condemn violent acts
     Police strongly condemn the violent incidents happened in Sheung Wan and Yuen Long respectively last night (July 21).

     After the conclusion of a public procession on Hong Kong Island last night, some protesters charged Police’s cordon lines in the vicinity of Sheung Wan. They hurled bricks, smoke grenades, petrol bombs and set fires etc. Some police officers were injured in the incident. Meanwhile, assault cases also happened in Yuen Long. Some people attacked commuters at the platforms of the Yuen Long MTR Station and train compartments, resulting in multiple injuries.

     Police do not tolerate any violent behaviours. Police are now actively following up the two incidents in order to bring the offenders to justice.
Ends/Monday, July 22, 2019
Issued at HKT 3:54
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