Soldiers seen helping clean up streets after Hong Kong protests
Saturday, 16 November 2019 Chinese People's Liberation Army soldiers in shorts and T-shirts joined pro-China residents in Hong Kong on Saturday to clean up barricades and debris after anti-government protests blocked roads, according to broadcaster RTHK.
Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters paralyzed parts of the city for a fourth successive day on Thursday, forcing schools to close and blocking highways, as students built campus barricades and the government dismissed rumors of a curfew. David Doyle reports.
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