Riot police posted at main entrances and only travellers with passports and boarding passes admittedHong Kong authorities implemented tight security measures in and around the airport after protesters planned to paralyse the travel hub following a night of violence in which riot police fired tear gas and sponge rounds in a local district to disperse crowds.The measures came as anti-government demonstrations aimed at drawing global attention to the semi-autonomous Chinese city’s political crisis entered the end of its 13th week. Continue reading…
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/sep/07/hong-kong-protests-security-tight-at-airport-after-night-of-violence
Author : Verna Yu in Hong Kong
Publish date : 2019-09-07 07:09:42
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