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Protesters paralyze Hong Kong with city-wide strike


05 August 2019  

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HONG KONG: Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong have launched a rare city-wide strike on Monday crippling parts of the city, as the semi-autonomous territory’s chief executive Carrie Lam warned of the “dangerous path” the demonstrations are heading.

At least seven railway lines were fully, or partly shut, including the airport express, and several protesters were seen blocking entrances to the commuter trains, which occasionally fighting with other passengers rushing to their destinations.

An estimated 100 flights were also cancelled on Monday, and media reports said this was due to aviation workers planning to join the strike.

(Agencies)

Publish Date : 05 August 2019 08:19 AM

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