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Police conducting dispersal operation in Wong Tai Sin
Attention duty announcers, radio and TV stations:

Please broadcast the following message as soon as possible and repeat it at suitable intervals:

     A large group of protestors gathering in the vicinity of Lung Cheung Road blocked the roads, hurling miscellaneous objects at Police officers, posing a serious safety threat to members of the public at scene.

     After repeated but futile warnings, in face of the situation, Police deployed tear gas, using minimum force to disperse the protestors.

     Police appeal to everyone in the area and members of the public nearby to leave immediately.

     Police appeal to residents in the vicinity to stay tuned to the latest situation and if necessary, keep their windows shut and stay indoors.
Ends/Monday, August 5, 2019
Issued at HKT 18:32
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