Police use pepper spray against pro-democracy protesters using raised umbrellas for protection during a clash in the Mongkok district of Hong Kong late on 17 October 2014
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Hong Kong protests: Police pepper spray demonstrators

Fresh clashes have broken out between protesters and police in Hong Kong, with some officers using pepper spray.

The authorities also took away a photographer, working for the Getty news agency.

The violence erupted after protesters tried to take back a demonstration site in Mong Kok which police had cleared.

Hong Kong's chief executive has said the government could hold talks with the student protesters soon.

  • 17 Oct 2014
  • From the section Asia
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