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Source: Hong Kong Government special administrative region

Riotous acts continue in various districts
Riotous acts continue in various districts
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Attention duty announcers, radio and TV stations: Please broadcast the following message as soon as possible and repeat it at suitable intervals:      Rioters continue to damage public properties and buildings extensively across Kowloon, Hong Kong Island and the New Territories. This poses a serious threat to public peace and order. Rioters have damaged the Government offices in various districts, smashing up glass panes and facilities. Another group of rioters have stormed various MTR stations and damaged facilities therein. Rioters even hurled numerous petrol bombs into train compartments in Tsuen Wan MTR station, and onto platforms in Tai Wai MTR station. Such acts seriously disrupt railway system. Some rioters attempted to burn light poles and automatic teller machines, seriously endangering public order.           Appallingly, some rioters beat up bystanders in different districts, taking the law into their own hands.           Police warn all rioters to stop all illegal acts and express the strongest condemnation against all violent acts of rioters.           Police are conducting dispersal and arrest operations in various districts in Hong Kong. Due to the dangerous situation, Police appeal to all members of the public to stay in safe places and stay tuned to the latest situation.

 
Ends/Tuesday, October 1, 2019Issued at HKT 21:25

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