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Hong Kong protests: A person's ear has been bitten by a knife attack



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The attack happened at Cityplaza Mall on Sunday night

At least four people were injured in a knife attack at a protest site in Hong Kong.

The attack took place at the Cityplaza Mall in Tai Koo District on Hong Kong Island, local media reported.

One of the injured was partially bitten by his ear by a still unidentified male attacker who was conquered by passers-by at the mall.

Cityplaza was the site of one of the protests on Sunday related to the ongoing democracy campaign

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Initially, the campaign began with protesters demonstrating proposals to allow extradition in mainland China.

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Local media reported that Sunday night's attack was caused by political differences.

The attacker injured at least four people before being beaten by an angry mob and arrested, reports say. [1

9659007] Among the wounded was local councilor Andrew Chiu Ka-in, South China Morning Post reported. His ear was cut off.

The document quotes another victim – a woman, stating that the suspect pulled out a knife after arguing with his sister and husband. They were also injured.

The Hong Kong Free Press reported that this attacker was a supporter of the Beijing-speaking Mandarin and that police later dispersed the crowd.


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