Hong Kong Protesters Damage Legislative Council Building, Police Make Arrests in Unruly Crowd

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 Workers checked a broken window of the government headquarters in the Admiralty district of Hong Kong on Wednesday. A small group attempted to break into the city’s legislature.Credit Philippe Lopez/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images
Tensions flare after a period of calm as small group of demonstrators break into legislature building

Hong Kong police have arrested four men as tensions once again flared after a small group of protesters broke into the city’s legislature through a side door.

The arrest on Wednesday came a day after court bailiffs managed to clear part of a protest camp in the heart of the city that has been occupied by demonstrators for nearly two months, while leaving most of the main protest site intact.

About 100 riot police with helmets, batons and shields stood guard outside the government building in the early hours of Wednesday, facing off with protesters who…

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