'Where were the police?' Hong Kong outcry after masked thugs launch attack
Police accused of doing nothing to stop suspected triads storming train station and beating people including women and children
Pro-democracy activists and lawmakers in Hong Kong have accused the police of standing by as men dressed in white attacked commuters late on Sunday, leaving dozens hospitalised and one critically injured.
Video footage from Hong Kong media showed a group of about a dozen men, some with black masks, storming a subway station and indiscriminately beating passengers with wooden bats. Among those hurt in the attack at Yuen Long were demonstrators returning from a large anti-government rally, as well as a pregnant woman and a woman holding an infant, according to witnesses.Continue reading...