October 27, 2019 / 7:54 AM / in 9 months

Hong Kong police fire tear gas to disperse protesters

Police officers stand guard during an anti-government protest in Hong Kong's tourism district of Tsim Sha Tsui, China October 27, 2019. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

(Reuters) - Hong Kong riot police fired tear gas and pepper spray on Sunday to try to break up thousands of anti-government protesters gathered illegally at the Kowloon waterfront, the latest in a series of sometimes violent clashes over more than four months of unrest.

Reporting by John Geddie and Tom Westbrook; Editing by Nick Macfie and Kenneth Maxwell

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