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Police tear down barricades to reopen major road

Police clearing the barricades did not face confrontation, but other major protest sites remain intact in the Admiralty and Mong Kok districts.

Hong Kong

HUNDREDS of Hong Kong police used sledgehammers and chainsaws on Tuesday to tear down barricades erected by pro-democracy protesters near government offices and the financial centre, reopening a major road for the first time in two weeks.

Traffic flowed freely along