Hong Kong: flights resume at airport after clashes between protesters and police

Just 30 protesters remain in the terminal buildings after two days of disruption and violence, while US president calls for calm

Flights have resumed in and out of Hong Kong airport after two days of protests by pro-democracy activists caused chaos that paralysed the transport hub.

Hundreds of flights were cancelled on Tuesday after demonstrators blockaded two terminals, the second consecutive day the airport had been targeted in the latest escalation of a 10-week political crisis that has gripped the international financial centre.

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Source: The Guardian
Hong Kong: flights resume at airport after clashes between protesters and police