Hong Kong protests: riot police storm metro station with batons

Unrest deepens on anniversary of Beijing’s move to limit democratic reforms in territory

Hong Kong riot police have stormed a metro station, using batons to beat passengers as violent clashes deepened political unrest in the city for the 13th weekend in a row.

Lai, 31, returning home from protests, was in a train car that pulled into the Prince Edward mass transit railway stop in Kowloon just before 11pm. He saw at least 20 police officers on the station platform when suddenly five or six ran into his carriage.

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