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The Liaison Office of the Central People’s Government in the Hong Kong Special Administ
rative Region on Monday “strongly condemned” the violent acts by a small group of lawbreakers, after a polic亚博足球app官网419论坛女神会所
e officer was injured by homemade petrol bombs thrown by radical protesters on Sunday night.
The condemnation came after many civic leaders also expressed concerns over the appalli
亚博足球app官网419论坛ng acts by the radicals during multiple illegal protests at different locations of the city during the weekend.
During the violent clashes on Sunday, some rioters attacked the police stations wi
th highly fatal and destructive weapons, including launched petrol bombs.亚博足球app官网419论坛女神会所
An on-duty police officer sustained burns on both legs after being hit by a petrol bomb in Tsim Sha Tsui.
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ng will slide into an abyss, if such acts of terror were allowed,” the office said in a statement.
The most urgent, common aspiration of the public is to end violence and restore peace and order, the liaison office stressed.
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vernment and the police force to bring all violent lawbreakers to justice.
Hong Kong police have exercised restraint and professionalism w
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To date, a total of 12 police officers have been injured by laser beams poi
nted at them deliberately by radicals using laser pens, according to the department. So
亚博足球app官网419论坛女神会所far, about 700 people have been arrested in relation to illegal protests since mid-June.
The office expressed sympathy to injured officers and extended gratitude to the police force and their families.