A male tourist from northeastern China has died in hospital after being injured in a fight with his tour guide and others over suspected “forced shopping.”

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The victim on the right and the tour guide on the left. Photo: news.ifeng.com.

The victim, surnamed Miao, died Tuesday morning after falling in a coma during the fight on Monday in Hung Hom.

Police are investigating the case as manslaughter.

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.