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Protesters take to streets in various districts

2019-10-05 HKT 22:00
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Anti-extradition bill protesters have staged demonstrations in various districts across the city, setting barricades on main thoroughfares and blocking traffic.

Dozens of protesters occupied Castle Peak Road in Yuen Long, singing and chanting anti-government slogans.

Several dozen protesters also blocked Lung Cheung Road at Wong Tai Sin, throwing “hell money” and disrupting traffic at some point.

Meanwhile, barricades were put up on Nathan Road in Mong Kok, with protesters also surrounding the Mong Kok police station and hurling abuses.

Many of the protesters wore face masks in defiance despite the government enacting a law that bans people taking part in rallies from wearing face masks to conceal their identity.

Police have warned demonstrators to leave these sites immediately, saying on their Facebook page that they will use “appropriate force” during their dispersal operations.