Molotovs v water cannons: Violence continues during Hong Kong protests

Anti-government demonstrations got heated in Hong Kong on Sunday, as rowdy protesters attacked government buildings with petrol bombs, while police responded with tear gas and water cannons.

Although there were fewer people on the streets compared to previous weekends, the violence seemed to be on the rise in China’s semi-autonomous region. The situation became particularly tense outside the Chinese People’s Liberation Army base in the city’s Admiralty district. Protesters blocked a nearby road and attacked law enforcement with various projectiles . They were also seen pelting the building and police with Molotov cocktails.

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