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Hong Kong: Protesters disrupt traffic, blockade central road in financial hub

4 13.11.2019 Инфо

W/S Des Voeux Road Central blocked by protesters, Hong Kong
M/S Reporters and protesters on blocked road
W/S Man taking picture
W/S Protesters carrying objects to form barriers
M/S Protesters holding umbrellas behind fence on the road
W/S Protesters holding umbrellas on blocked road
M/S Protesters passing under barrier placed on the road
M/S People walking on blocked road
W/S Bricks spread over empty road
W/S Bricks spread over empty road
Transit in Hong Kong was disrupted for the third day in a row, as protesters blocked the whole extension of the approximately one-kilometre-long Des Voeux Road Central on Wednesday, as part of the general strike.
Footage shows bricks spread over and around tram lines, as well as barricades and a fence placed at some points of the road. Protesters are seen transporting more pieces of wood to heighten the barriers.
Hong Kong has been rocked by protests sparked by a now-withdrawn extradition bill since March. The rallies have since evolved into a wider movement against the government, marked by violent clashes between protesters and the authorities.