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Masked men set off clashes with police in Hong Kong
Masked men set off clashes with police in Hong Kong

Using a metal barricade as a battering ram, masked men smashed through a window at Hong Kong’s Legislative Council headquarters early Wednesday, setting off clashes with police and raising fears that the government would step in with decisive action to clear the streets of pro-democracy protesters. Four men between the ages of 18 and 24 were arrested on charges of criminal damage and assaulting an officer, police said. Three officers sustained injuries and were treated at a hospital. Police said around 1 a.m. the crowd repeatedly charged their cordon line, prompting officers to use pepper spray “and defend against attack.” Lawmaker Paul Zimmerman denounced the...

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