Armed gang steals toilet rolls as panic-buying hits Hong Kong


Customers queue to buy supplies of toilet paper in a supermarket in Hong Kong on Feb. 14, 2020. - AP

HONG KONG (AFP): Armed robbers who stole hundreds of toilet rolls were being hunted by Hong Kong police on Monday (Feb 17), in a city wracked by shortages caused by coronavirus panic-buying.

Toilet rolls have become hot property in the densely packed business hub, despite government assurances that supplies remain unaffected by the virus outbreak.

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