By Agence France-Presse
Riot police fired tear gas at protesters in Hong Kong on Monday afternoon as the financial hub was shaken by a general strike that brought parts of the city to a standstill.
Police fire tear gas in Causeway Bay district during a protest in Hong Kong on August 4, 2019. - Riot police fired tear gas on August 4 at protesters on Hong Kong's main island, the second consecutive night of unrest in a territory battered by weeks of anti-government rallies. (Philip FONG / AFP / MANILA BULLETIN)
The latest clashes occurred in the working-class district of Wong Tai Sin with police launching multiple volleys of tear gas to clear hundreds of demonstrators from a main road, AFP reporters on the scene said.