Hong Kong riot police clash with airport protesters

Batons and pepper spray used on protesters as flights suspended for second dayPolice armed with batons and pepper spray have clashed with thousands of protestors at Hong Kong’s international airport after they blockaded the departures area...

Hong Kong riot police clash with airport protesters

Batons and pepper spray used on protesters as flights suspended for second day

Police armed with batons and pepper spray have clashed with thousands of protestors at Hong Kong’s international airport after they blockaded the departures area of the busy international hub, forcing flights to be suspended for a second day.

After a day of largely peaceful protests, marked mostly by arguments between demonstrators and frustrated travellers, violence broke out between riot police and demonstrators after nightfall.

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