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Clashes between police, extradition bill opponents leave 79 injured in Hong Kong

Moscow, Jun 13 (Sputnik): As many as 79 people were injured in Hong Kong in clashes between protesters and law enforcement officers as tens of thousands of people rallied against proposed amendments to the extradition legislation, local media reported on Thursday.

Extradition bill protesters in Hong Kong erecting metal, brick barricades - reports

Beijing, June 12 (Sputnik/UNI) Protesters have been building barricades from bricks and metal on the streets of Hong Kong as rallies against the controversial extradition bill are gaining momentum in the city, the South China Morning Post newspaper reported on Wednesday.

Hong Kong police use pepper spray, tear gas against Extradition Bill protesters - Reports

Moscow, June 12 (Sputnik/UNI) - Anti-riot police in Hong Kong have used pepper spay and tear gas against activists as thousands of people have gathered near the Legislative Council (LegCo) on Wednesday to protest the controversial bill on amendments to the autonomous region's extradition law, local media reported.

Oil tanker blaze off Hong Kong's Lamma Island leaves 1 dead

Hong Kong, Jan 9 (IBNS): At least one person was killed and seven others were injured when an oil tanker exploded and caught fire Tuesday off Hong Kong's Lamma Island, media reports said on Wednesday.

Freighter sinks off the Philippine coast, 10 crew members missing

Manila, Oct 14 (IBNS): A Hong Kong-registered freighter sunk in rough seas off the Philippine coast, according to media reports on Saturday.

Hong Kong: Man dies inside haunted house attraction

Victoria, Sep 18 (IBNS): A man reportedly died inside a haunted house attraction in Hong Kong's Ocean Park, reports said.

Lam wins HK chief executive election

Hong Kong, Mar 26 (IBNS): In a major development, Carrie Lam has been elected as the chief executive of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR).

Turkish plane crashes in Kyrgyzstan, at least 32 dead

Bishkek, Jan 16 (IBNS): At least 32 people died after a Turkish cargo plane crashed in Kyrgyzstan on Monday morning, media reports said.