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Signs of 'terrorism' seen in HK unrest

By Zhang Yi in Beijing, Kathy Zhang and Dai Kaiyi in Hong Kong | China Daily | Updated: 2019-08-13 07:18

149 arrested as unlawful protests continue, violent acts spread over weekend in SAR

Violence has escalated to a point that smacks of terrorism in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China's top authority on the city's affairs warned on Monday.

In Beijing, Yang Guang, a spokesman for the Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office of the State Council, said radical protesters have repeatedly attacked police officers in the past few days and have committed serious violent crimes. Such violence has begun to show the "first signs of terrorism", Yang said.

Signs of 'terrorism' seen in HK unrest

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