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A Tense Calm Settles Over Hong Kong In Wake Of Violence Between Police And Protesters

Most people appear to have abandoned the protests after riot police moved in with tear gas and rubber bullets to break up demonstrations against a proposed extradition law.
Police officers on Thursday dismantle barricades placed earlier by demonstrators in Hong Kong. Source: Hector Retamal

Authorities in Hong Kong closed government offices in the city's Central district after violent clashes between police and protesters brought the bustling financial hub to a standstill.

The situation was still tense on Thursday, a day after riot

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