Police Shoot Tear Gas at CityU Student Residence

At 7:00 am, tens of riot police were stationed at the junction of Cornwall Street and Tat Chee Avenue. Police fired multiple shots of tear gas to the City University of Hong Kong Student Residence. School buses of the following schools are affected – Kentville Kindergarten, St. Catherine’s International Kindergarten, York International Kindergarten, Yew Chung International School, Australian International School Hong Kong, Creative Kindergarten. Black-clad protesters crouched under umbrellas. Riot police after after half an hour.

Black-clad protesters immediately walked out from sidewalks to vehicle lanes, and put bricks from the pavements onto the vehicle lanes to set roadblocks. Nearby vehicles drove in reverse to leave the scene.

Police vehicle returned to the junction after 10 minutes, and fired multiple tear gas rounds to disperse protesters on bridge. Both sides were at a standoff for over an hour.

Reporter from Editorial Board of the City University Student Union collected 31×5 shell casings of tear gas bomb, 7×3 rubber bullet casings and 5 bean bag round bullet casings.

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