Hong Kong airport cancels flights amid protests (3rd Lead)
Monday, 12 August 2019 () Hong Kong, Aug 12 (IANS) Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA), one of the world's busiest transport hubs, cancelled all flights out of the city on Monday afternoon after more than 5,000 black-clad anti-government protesters occupied the airport terminal while Beijing's head of affairs for the territory levelled fresh warnings over the unrest.
Protests have overcome Hong Kong, shutting down the international airport and affecting people’s flights. While the airport reopened the day after, its administrator warned flight movements would still be affected. According to Reuters, China said the protests have begun to show “sprouts of...
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