Pro-democracy protesters, police clash in Hong Kong

The weekend clashes came amid fears that more violent protests could grow as China prepares to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic.
1:16 | 09/30/19

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We turn to the ongoing chaos in Hong Kong where we have fears now that we could see more violent protests erupt ahead of a major holiday this week this after we already saw a weekend of clashes between pro-democrat I protesters and riot police. Ian Pannell on the ground for us there in Hong Kong. Ian, hello to you. Reporter: Yeah, good morning, T.J. From a city that's barely recovering from what's just past and now bracing for what's about to come, there are widespread fears we could see a ramping up of the violence we've seen over the last 48 hours. More than 150 arrested Sunday. The youngest 12 years old and saw battles. Police beating protesters who threw bricks and homemade gasoline bombs back. Now there are fears it could be about to get worse as China prepares to commemorate the 70s anniversary since the people's republic was founded. President XI wants this to be a showcase for its economic and military might but they don't want distractions from the celebrations but that's what pro-democrat I protesters are planning. We're anticipating widespread disruption, intensiied clashes across Hong Kong and they've just said in the last hour it's time to fight the last battle. It will be our most glorious moment. The stakes couldn't be higher. Robin. All right, Ian. Back here at home to that

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