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Tense stand-off in Tung Chung

As authorities locked down the airport, protesters were only able to reach the nearby town of Tung Chung. The police had anticipated this and were also there in large numbers. Protesters gathered in a mall, but tensions escalated between the police and local residents. Shouting matches developed and the police retreated. As they were retreating, people continued to jeer and follow them. Warning flags were raised and the police eventually charged, clearing the crowd.