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Dozens hurt in Hong Kong riot over illegal hawkers

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 05:50

The battles, which broke out after officials tried to move illegal food sellers, have been dubbed the "fishball revolution" on social media, after a popular street dish often consumed during Chinese New Year.

Hong Kong

SCORES of police officers were hurt on Tuesday when a riot erupted in Hong Kong over official attempts to move illegal hawkers, in the most serious violence that the city has seen since mass pro-democracy protests in 2014.

Police said that nearly 90 of their number were

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