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Hong Kong is on fire

Lillian Suwanrumpha, AFP

Posted at Sep 01 2019 11:15 AM | Updated as of Sep 01 2019 11:16 AM

Hong Kong is on fire

Smoke billows from a barricade that protesters set on fire in the Wan Chai district in Hong Kong on Saturday. Chaos engulfed Hong Kong's financial heart for the 13th straight weekend as police fired tear gas and water cannon at petrol bomb-throwing protesters, who defied a ban on rallying.