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Students leave Hong Kong university siege

Credit: Reuters Studio
Published on November 18, 2019 - Duration: 01:04s

Students leave Hong Kong university siege

Some of the protesting students sieged by police at a Hong Kong university have been seen voluntarily leaving the building while others staged daring escapes on motorcycles.

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Students leave Hong Kong university siege

It's not clear how many students remained inside the building, which now more closely resembles a warzone than a school campus.

A Reuters journalist at the scene saw dozens of students voluntarily leave or attempt to escape.

Some of those who fled climbed down plastic hosing from a bridge and climbed on waiting motorbikes as the police fired projectiles.

Many appeared to be captured shortly after.

The university is at the center of a standoff in the past week that has seen the most intense violence in five months of anti-government demonstrations.

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