Riot police fire several rounds of tear gas to disperse protestors at Legislative Council forcing them to retreat to Harcourt Road


2nd July 2019 – (Hong Kong) Riot police from Special Tactical Squad surrounded the Legislative Council building near Fenwick Street at around 11.50pm yesterday. Protestors were forced to retreat to Lung Wo Road after several rounds of tear gas were fired. They moved further towards the overhead bridge of Citic Tower before being stranded on Harcourt Road at 12.25am.

Riot police continued to inch forward to disperse the protestors.

Riot police have formed a line and continued to move forward on Harcourt Road to disperse them. Many have started to leave near Admiralty Centre.