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[12.15. Mong Kok] HKBU reporter suspected of being hit by tear gas

2019-12-15T19:10:59.210Z

Anti-revision demonstrations lasting more than half a year continued. On Sunday (15th), netizens launched the "and you SHOP" operation, which broke out again and again. After night, demonstrators blocked and arsoned again in Mong Kok. Police repeatedly fired tear gas to disperse the conflict. The conflict continued to this morning (16th) in the early morning. One of the student reporters of the editorial board of HKBU was suspected of being hit by the tearbone with cheekbones and hurting his right eye. He suffered serious bleeding from the face and eyes. Some reporters were also suspected of being beaten by police with a truncheon or being sprayed with pepper spray. Lifted from the scene by the industry.



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Written by: Ling Yide

2019-12-16 02:59

Last updated: 2019-12-16 03:04

Anti-revision demonstrations lasting more than half a year continued. On Sunday (15th), netizens launched the "and you SHOP" operation, which broke out again and again. After night, demonstrators blocked and arsoned again in Mong Kok. Police repeatedly fired tear gas to disperse the conflict. The conflict continued to this morning (16th) in the early morning. One of the student reporters of the editorial board of HKBU was suspected of being hit by the tearbone with cheekbones and hurting his right eye. He suffered serious bleeding from the face and eyes. Some reporters were also suspected of being beaten by police with a truncheon or being sprayed with pepper spray. Lifted from the scene by the industry.

● Suspected bleeding in the right eye

At about 1 am, a large number of demonstrators gathered at the junction of Argyle Street and Nathan Road. Some people destroyed the traffic lights and MTR Mong Kok Station. During the police ’s tear gas dispersal, a Baptist interviewed in nearby Portland Street A male journalist of the Editorial Committee of the University Student Union was suspected of being hit by a tear gas bomb. The right side suddenly became swollen, red and swollen, and blood continued to bleed around the corners of the eye, leaving blood on the beach. The source said that the volunteer first-aid responded immediately, and he was then accompanied by the first-aid and took another person's vehicle to go to Queen Elizabeth Hospital for medical treatment.

● First-aid responder: "(Police) shot flat!"

The reporter of "Hong Kong 01" rushed to the hospital afterwards to understand that the injured reporter's head and eyes were all covered with bandages, and gauze was also affixed to the left. Volunteer first aid accompanying the doctor said that at the time of the incident, the riot police chased the demonstrators to Portland Street, during which someone was suspected of throwing something. The policeman fired tear gas on Portland Street towards Langham Place, and the reporter was unfortunately hit "(Police) are flat shots! (Injured reporter) immediately lowered the trumpet, several FA clips left!" Volunteer first aiders immediately cleaned the wound for him.

● HKBU Editorial Board: The school has been notified

The Editorial Committee of the Baptist University Student Union subsequently confirmed on Facebook that the journalist's cheekbone was shot and injured his eyes. He said, "This reporter was shot into the right eye by a tear gas on Portland Street, Mong Kok. I still feel tingling in my eyes …… …… The student union officer has notified the school staff, but has not yet responded. "

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The student reporter of the editorial board of the HKBU was covered with bandages on the head and eyes, and gauze was affixed to the left. (Photo by Chen Yongwu)

During the conflict in Mong Kok, a reporter was suspected of being sprayed with pepper spray by the police and had to be carried away by other reporters. (Photo by Cen Zhuo)

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Source: hk1

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