Police officer on fire after being hit by molotov cocktail in Sham Shui Po


11th August 2019 – (Hong Kong) Riot police conducted clearance in Sham Shui Po and Cheung Sha Wan Road while firing several rounds of tear gas. Police arrested many people on Yen Chau Road.

Meanwhile, protesters dispersed in multiple directions near Cheung Sha Wan Station during tear gas rounds were fired. While police proceeded towards Cheung Sha Wan direction, protester hurled a molotov cocktail at riot police and injured one police officer. His whole body caught fire before other police officers subsequently put out the flame.

He sustained burns on many parts of his body.