Rioters removed raili上海千花坊m roads and used wa
ter-filled barriers, bamboo sticks, traffic cones and other objects to set up barriers against the police.
They hurled gasoline bombs and bricks dug up from the pavement at p上海千花坊
olice officers, also pointing laser beams at them. Police condemned the violence.
上海千花坊After repeated warnings, riot police used tear gas and used minimum force to disperse the protesters after 5 pm.
The police also deployed for the first time their new crowd control vehicle with a water cannon.上海千花坊女神会所
At about 7 pm, a China Daily photographer’s camera lens was broken by a thrown
brick. The crowd gradually dispersed after 7 pm. Police arrested some protesters.上海千花坊
As normalcy returned, with public transport service resuming in the eastern Kowloon district
上海千花坊女神会所of Kwun Tong on Sunday, the scars of the previous day’s violent clashes on the streets remained.
Railway service at various stations resumed along the Kwun Tong
Line, including Kwun Tong, Ngau Tau Kok and Kowloon Bay stations, and most local上海千花坊
stores reopened. Black, abusive graffiti scrawled on roads and walls of buildings wer
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In Kowloon Bay on Sunday, the scene of fierce clashes between demo
nstrators and police, a sea of refuse left by protesters－including broken umbrellas a上海千花坊
nd dismantled barricades－had been cleared up by workers and stood piled on roadsides.
上海千花坊女神会所Some of the “smart” lampposts on Sheung Yuet Road vandalized on Saturday were now protected by traffic cones.
Black-clad, masked protesters had sawed off the new lampposts on Sat
urday. City officials said each “smart” lamppost cost about 上海千花坊HK$140,000($17,850).
Residents were enraged. A security guard at a building on Tai Yip
上海千花坊女神会所Street－the scene of violent rioting on Saturday－said the building
and some nearby shops and garages were closed on Saturday, and some remained closed on Sunday.