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Police deploy tear gas to disperse rioters
Attention duty announcers, radio and TV stations:
Please broadcast the following message as soon as possible and repeat it at suitable intervals:
     Since earlier this afternoon, protestors have been gathering at multiple locations across Hong Kong. Their violent acts escalated soon after, groups of masked rioters blocked major roads, vandalised shops, public facilities and MTR stations. Acts of violence and criminal damage were observed in both Sha Tin and Tsuen Wan. Police officers have used minimum necessary force to disperse protestors, including the deployment of tear gas. Police warn the rioters to stop their illegal acts immediately.

Ends/Sunday, October 13, 2019
Issued at HKT 17:18
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