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Protester Shot in H.K. on China’s National Day: Hong Kong Update

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Hong Kong Police Shoot Protester in Heated Clash(Source: Bloomberg)
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Protesters and police battled across Hong Kong in some of the most serious clashes since widespread unrest began in June, with a demonstrator shot by police for the first time.

Simultaneous rallies against Beijing’s increasing grip raged across the financial hub hours after President Xi Jinping oversaw celebrations marking 70 years of Communist rule in China. Xi presided over a military parade through the center of the capital and called for the country’s “complete unification.”