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Anti-extradition bill protest turns violent in Hong Kong

Anti-extradition bill protest turns violent in Hong Kong
Clashes between police and anti-extradition bill protesters in Hong Kong have turned violent in the afternoon of June 12, 2019, as officers used pepper spray and tear gas to try and disperse thousands of demonstrators. The protesters defied earlier pleas to leave areas near Hong Kong's legislative complex. Protesters started to gather the previous evening, and the size of the group grew throughout the morning, prompting lawmakers to delay a scheduled second reading of the contentious…