Violence escalates in Hong Kong protests

Tens of thousands joined anti-government demonstrations that spread across the semi-autonomous Chinese territory even as Communist leaders in Beijing celebrated 70 years in power.

Supporters wearing masks attend a strike in Hong Kong, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019. Hundreds of students at a Hong Kong college have staged a strike to condemn police shooting of a teenager during widespread violence in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory at pre-democracy protests that marred China's National Day. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
A student out her hand on the chest during a strike in Hong Kong, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019. Hundreds of students at a Hong Kong college have staged a strike to condemn police shooting of a teenager during widespread violence in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory at pre-democracy protests that marred China's National Day. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
A supporter raises a printing featuring a protester shot in the chest by police during a strike in Hong Kong, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019. Hundreds of students at a Hong Kong college have staged a strike to condemn police shooting of a teenager during widespread violence in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory at pre-democracy protests that marred China's National Day. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
A supporter holds a printing featuring a protester being shot in the chest by police during a strike in Hong Kong, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019. Hundreds of students at a Hong Kong college have staged a strike to condemn police shooting of a teenager during widespread violence in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory at pre-democracy protests that marred China's National Day. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
A supporter wearing a gasmask holds a placard during a strike in Hong Kong, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019. Hundreds of students at a Hong Kong college have staged a strike to condemn police shooting of a teenager during widespread violence in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory at pre-democracy protests that marred China's National Day. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
People display opened palm with five fingers, signifying the five demands of anti-government protesters during a march at Central district in Hong Kong, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019. Thousands marched in the business district denouncing the police shooting of a teenage protester during widespread anti-government demonstrations that marred China's National Day. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
Anti-government protesters march at Central district in Hong Kong, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019. Thousands marched in the business district denouncing police shooting of a teenage protester during widespread anti-government demonstrations that marred China's National Day. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
An anti-government protester's umbrella lies on the ground after a clash with police in Hong Kong, Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019. Thousands of black-clad protesters marched in central Hong Kong as part of multiple pro-democracy rallies Tuesday urging China's Communist Party to "return power to the people" as the party celebrated its 70th year of rule. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
An anti-government protester walks through tear gas smoke during a clash with police at the Wong Tai Sin area in Hong Kong, Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019. Thousands of black-clad pro-democracy protesters defied a police ban and marched in central Hong Kong on Tuesday, urging China's Communist Party to "return power to the people" as the party celebrated its 70th year of rule. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana )

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