Hong Kong Police Officer Shoots 2 Pro-democracy Protesters
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Hong Kong, Nov 11 (ANI): At least two pro-democracy protesters sustained injuries after being shot at by a traffic police officer in Hong Kong on Monday morning as the city braced for a general strike to mark the recent death of a student during a clash with the police.Footage from the scene of the incident, which took place in Sai Wan Ho, show a traffic police officer firing a live round into the abdomen of another protester who was approaching him. Two more rounds were subsequently fired at another protester.Washington Post quoted a police spokesperson as confirming that live rounds were fired and that two protesters were injured outside the Sai Wan Ho MTR station and taken to Eastern Hospital for treatment.The anti-government protests in the city escalated yesterday over the death of Chow Tsz-lok, a computer sciences student at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST). Chow had suffered a severe head injury in a parking garage close to the scene of protests. (ANI)

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