WATCH | Hong Kong police defend use of live ammunition

Hong Kong police have shot a protester with live ammunition. (Screen grab, Reuters)
Hong Kong police have shot a protester with live ammunition. (Screen grab, Reuters)

Amateur video of violent demonstrations in Hong Kong on Tuesday captures the moment when a policeman points a pistol at a protester and fires a round, after which the young man falls to the ground.

The action was defended by Hong Kong police.

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