CHINA State Council's Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office condemns violence against traveler, reporter

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State Council's Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office condemns violence against traveler, reporter

Xinuha

12:29, August 14, 2019

The Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office of the State Council on Wednesday condemned the violent acts of protesters against a traveler and a reporter at a Hong Kong airport.

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On Tuesday evening, some violent protesters besieged and assaulted a traveler and a reporter at the Hong Kong International Airport, and obstructed an ambulance crew from taking the traveler to a hospital, said a spokesperson for the Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office of the State Council.

Police arrested five people for unlawful assembly, possession of offensive weapons, assaulting police officers and breaching the peace.

The two victims were sent to Princess Margaret Hospital and North Lantau Hospital, respectively.

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