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Hong Kong protester shot by police as chaos erupts across city: media


HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong police opened fire and hit at least one protester on Monday, media reported, as chaos erupted across the city a day after officers fired tear gas to break up demonstrations that are now entering their sixth month.

Police fired live rounds at protesters on the eastern side of Hong Kong island, Cable TV and other Hong Kong media reported. Cable TV said one protester was wounded after police opened fire.

Video footage showed a protester lying in a pool of blood with his eyes wide open.

Police declined to comment when contacted by Reuters.

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