People began blocking roads again in Central on Tuesday evening, around an hour and a half after a protest that began at lunchtime appeared to have come to an end.
Police fired tear gas multiple times throughout the day and made a number of arrests in the afternoon after charging at a crowd.
As officers were finally leaving the scene at around 5pm, they faced abuse from onlookers, prompting them to fire more tear gas.
A young man was seen covered in blood, with those around him saying they believed he had been struck in the head by a tear gas cannister.
Around 200 people then began gathering in Pedder Street and Des Voeux Road once again, with traffic at a standstill, while bricks were also strewn over Connaught Road Central.
Earlier, thousands of protesters, office workers and others had joined an anti-government protest in the financial district, just as they had done the day before.
Buses had been vandalised and commandeered by protesters who used the vehicles to block roads.
Protest resumes in Central after yet more tear gas
2019-11-12 HKT 17:29
People began filling the streets once again after the police left. Photo: RTHK
A young man was left covered in blood after apparently being struck in the head by a tear gas cannister. Photo: RTHK
Police fired tear gas at people who were heckling them in Central. Photo: RTHK
A man suffers from the effects of the tear gas fired by police. Photo: RTHK
Cecil Wong reports
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