1 protester dead, 82 injured as demonstrators fill the streets of downtown Hong Kong

Protestors are fighting against a proposed bill that would allow the government to extradite suspected criminals from Hong Kong to China.
1:25 | 06/16/19

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Now, to breaking news overnight in Hong Kong. Protesters packing the streets after demonstrations continue over the proposed extradition to mainland China even though that bill has been suspended. ABC's Bob woodruff is in Hong Kong with the latest. Good morning, Bob. Reporter: Good morning, Eva. You can see the demonstrators are filling every single major street here in downtown Hong Kong. When were down there, we could even barely move at all. Tonight, hopefully, we won't see the violence that happened last Sunday and also on Wednesday when police came in with helmets and with shields, pepper spray and rubber bullets. 82 people were injured then. In fact, one demonstrator died yesterday falling from the scaffolding across from the government building. Now, all of this is because of a proposed bill that would allow the government to extradite suspected criminals from here to mainland China. This has never been done before. People of Hong Kong are afraid this will give them more influence in the supposedly autonomous city. For the government suspended work on this bill yesterday. But the chants have been louder than ever, begging the government to completely scrap the bill and demanding Hong Kong's leader Carrie lam to step down, that hasn't happened yet, and the crowds are growing. Eva. Bob there for us in Hong

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