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Hong Kong vigils for dead student turn to street clashes


HONG KONG (Reuters) - Candlelight Hong Kong vigils mourning a student who died on Friday after a high fall during a pro-democracy rally quickly spiraled into street fires and cat-and-mouse clashes between pro-democracy protesters and police.

The center of violence appeared to be on Nathan Road, in the Kowloon district of Mong Kok, one of the most densely populated locations in the world, where activists built barricades and trashed an entrance to the metro station.

Police used a robot to try to detonate a suspected explosive device on a side street after at least three blasts in the area amid a ...


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