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The number of anti-extradition bill protesters surrounding Wanchai’s police headquarters swelled early Friday evening. Click for full coverage.

Photo: Todd R. Darling/HKFP.
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Photo: Todd R. Darling/HKFP.
Photo: Todd R. Darling/HKFP.
Photo: Todd R. Darling/HKFP.

Police stood guard to the elevated entrances to their headquarters, while protesters wrote slogans and threw eggs onto the walls.

Police guarding the entrance to their Wanchai headquarters. Photo: Todd R. Darling/HKFP.
Defaced outer wall to the police headquarters. Photo: Todd R. Darling/HKFP.
Photo: Todd R. Darling/HKFP.
Photo: Todd R. Darling/HKFP.
Defaced outer wall to the police headquarters. Photo: Todd R. Darling/HKFP.
Barricaded gates at the police headquarters. Photo: Todd R. Darling/HKFP.
Barricaded gates at the police headquarters. Photo: Todd R. Darling/HKFP.
“We will not surrender”. Photo: Todd R. Darling/HKFP.
Barricaded gates at the police headquarters. Photo: Todd R. Darling/HKFP.
Photo: Todd R. Darling/HKFP.
Photo: Todd R. Darling/HKFP.
Photo: Todd R. Darling/HKFP.
Photo: Todd R. Darling/HKFP.
Photo: Isaac Yee.
Photo: Isaac Yee.
Photo: Isaac Yee.
Photo: Isaac Yee.
Photo: Isaac Yee.
Photo: Isaac Yee.
Photo: Todd R. Darling/HKFP.

The standoff ended in the early hours of Saturday, with the departure of both protesters and officers inside the headquarters.


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