Police announce a total of 150 tear gas shots, several rubber bullets and around 20 beanbag rounds were fired yesterday

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13th June 2019 – (Hong Kong) LO Wai-chung, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Operations), TANG Ping-keung and Senior Superintendent KONG Wing-cheung of Police Public Relations Branch (Media Liaison and Communication) gave briefing to the media at 5pm today on the riot that happened in Admiralty yesterday. Many reporters were present in protective gear to ‘protect themselves’ at the press conference.

Police announced that a total of 150 tear gas shots, several rubber bullets and around 20 beanbag rounds were fired during the riot. Lo further commented that rubber bullets and beanbag rounds were the least lethal ammunition used against the protestors. He said that he had been very courteous and obliging to the media.

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