Highlights - Hong Kong on edge as anti-government protests grip city


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  • Tuesday, 12 Nov 2019

Demonstrators are seen with shields and umbrellas during an anti-government protest at the Chinese University of Hong Kong in Sha Tin, Hong Kong, China November 12, 2019. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong police fired tear gas in the heart of the Central financial district and at two university campuses to break up pro-democracy protests.

The city is on edge a day after a protester was shot and a man set on fire in some of the worst violence to rock the Chinese-ruled city in more than five months of demonstrations.

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