Dozens arrested, injured after Hong Kong protesters clash with police

February 9, 2016 6:46 AM

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Dozens arrested, injured after Hong Kong protesters clash with police

HONG KONG – Hong Kong's Lunar New Year celebration descended into chaotic scenes as protesters and police, who fired warning shots into the air, clashed over a street market selling fishballs and other local holiday delicacies, with dozens injured and arrested.

The violence is the worst in Hong Kong since pro-democracy protests rocked the city in 2014, leaving a growing trust gap between the public and authorities.

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