Hong Kong protesters told to clear streets or risk arrest

November 11, 2014 7:21 AM

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HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong's acting chief executive on Tuesday called on pro-democracy protesters to clear sites they have occupied for more than six weeks and warned holdouts they could face arrest, a move that could swell protest numbers.

Hundreds of student-led demonstrators are camped out in two key districts of the Chinese-controlled city where they have pitched tents and set up supply stations on roads bisecting some of the world's most expensive real estate.

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