At least eight people had to seek medical treatment after an unidentified corrosive liquid fell on them as they passed by Chungking Mansions in Tsim Sha Tsui on Wednesday afternoon.

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Ambulances arrive at the scene.

Police were alerted at 3:13pm and ambulances quickly arrived at the scene.

A police spokesperson told HKFP that officers are investigating the case with no arrests made as of yet.

Two females and six males – including a four-year-old boy – were injured. All were taken to Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Jordan.

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Photo: Ryo Saeba, via Facebook.

Vivienne Zeng is a journalist from China with three years' experience covering Hong Kong and mainland affairs. She has an MA in journalism from the University of Hong Kong. Her work has been featured on outlets such as Al Jazeera+ and MSNBC.