Hong Kong: Financial hub paralysed as anti-govt. protesters set up roadblocks

Parts of Hong Kong's financial hub were paralysed on Wednesday, as anti-government protesters set up roadblocks and barricades on main thoroughfares. Riot police attempted to disperse the demonstrators, wrestling some of them to the ground and making a number of arrests. Amid the escalating violence, schools and some businesses were reportedly closed. Some railway services were also suspended... Еще. Hong Kong has been rocked by protests sparked by a now-withdrawn extradition bill since March. The rallies have since evolved into a wider movement against the government, marked by violent clashes between protesters and the authorities.

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