Riot police storm Hong Kong airport as protesters force second day of flight cancellations

Demonstrators have been occupying the airport.

August 13, 2019, 12:31 PM

HONG KONG -- Riot police stormed the Hong Kong International Airport on Tuesday as protests by thousands of anti-government demonstrators forced flights to be canceled for the second straight day.

Travelers at one of the world's busiest airports were advised that check-in had been suspended and hundreds flights were cancelled, and that they should leave the terminals as quickly as possible and contact airlines for more information.

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