Sha Tin MTR Station is closed while violent clash breaks out at New Town Plaza between protestors and police

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14th July 2019 – (Hong Kong) Hong Kong MTR announced that trains would not stop at Sha Tin station.

At 9.53pm today, violent clash broke out at New Town Plaza in Shatin, protestors were hurling objects at the riot police while they pepper sprayed them.

Many protestors were manhandled and arrested at Lucky Plaza at 9.30pm. 10 minutes before the incident, police raised a black flag on Sha Tin Rural Committee Road to warn protestors before pepper spray was deployed.

Shatin Town Plaza.

Bloodstains were seen on the floor at New Town Plaza.

At 10.33pm, Shatin MTR Station was re-opened to public.