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Protesters in Hong Kong Vandalize Subway Station

Protesters in Hong Kong broke windows and damaged ticket machines of a Subway station on Sunday, resulting in authorities closing it. Protesters in Hong Kong broke windows and damaged ticket machines of a Subway station on Sunday, resulting in authorities closing it. |  Photo: KSTP/Fie

Created: November 10, 2019 10:17 AM

HONG KONG (AP) - Authorities in Hong Kong have closed a subway station after protesters broke windows and damaged ticket machines.

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The vandalism in Sha Tin on Sunday follow the previous day's announcement of the arrest of six pro-democracy lawmakers.

Police with helmets and riot shields stood guard outside the closed Sha Tin station inside a shopping mall as shoppers walked past. There was no indication of injuries or arrests.

The semi-autonomous territory is in the sixth month of protests that began over a proposed China extradition law and have expanded to include demands for greater democracy and other grievances.

Copyright 2019 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.

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