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World Hong Kong student who fell during weekend protests dies: hospital authorities

05:10  08 november  2019
05:10  08 november  2019 Source:   reuters.com

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HONG KONG (Reuters) - A student of a Hong Kong university who fell during protests at the weekend died early on Friday morning, hospital authorities The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology students ’ union said the man was a 22-year-old surnamed Chow who was a

HONG KONG (Reuters) - A student of a Hong Kong university who fell during protests at the weekend died early on Friday morning, hospital authorities The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology students ' union said the man was a 22-year-old surnamed Chow who was a

HONG KONG (Reuters) - A student of a Hong Kong university who fell during protests at the weekend died early on Friday morning, hospital authorities said, setting the stage for a fresh wave of demonstrations in the Chinese-ruled city.

FILE PHOTO: A student from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology holds up a sign during a forum on fellow injured student Chow in Hong Kong © Reuters/SHANNON STAPLETON FILE PHOTO: A student from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology holds up a sign during a forum on fellow injured student Chow in Hong Kong

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology students' union said the man was a 22-year-old surnamed Chow who was a two-year undergraduate in the computer science department.

The student was believed to have fallen in the early hours of Monday in the New Territories district of Tseung Kwan O, police said.

(Reporting By Jessie Pang and Hong Kong bureau; Writing by Anne Marie Roantree; Editing by Tom Hogue)

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