Hong Kong police arrest 26 after violent clashes

(AGI) Hong Kong, Oct 18 - Hong Kong police made 26 arrests forassault and other offences on Friday evening when pro-democracydemonstrators in Hong Kong recaptured streets in the Mong Kokdistrict cleared by the authorities just a few hours earlier.The police used batons and pepper spray but were overwhelmed bythe number of demonstrators. Fifteen police officers wereinjured in the third consecutive night of clashes, whichfollowed two weeks of relative calm. .

(AGI) Hong Kong, Oct 18 - Hong Kong police made 26 arrests forassault and other offences on Friday evening when pro-democracydemonstrators in Hong Kong recaptured streets in the Mong Kokdistrict cleared by the authorities just a few hours earlier.The police used batons and pepper spray but were overwhelmed bythe number of demonstrators. Fifteen police officers wereinjured in the third consecutive night of clashes, whichfollowed two weeks of relative calm. .