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Hong Kong man set alight, police shoot a protester as violence escalates

Breaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.SUBSCRIBENov. 11, 2019, 4:34 AM UTC / Updated Nov. 11, 2019, 5:40 PM UTCBy Alex Johnson, Patrick Smith and Jasmine LeungA man was set on fire outside a subway station in Hong Kong and in a separate incident, police shot and critically wounded a protester, marking a dramatic escalation in the unrest in the former British territory.These were among several violent incidents that rocked the city Monday in what is now the 24th week of demonstrations.Hong Kong's leader, Carrie Lam, warned that the semi-autonomous Chinese region was nearing the point of no return."This large scale of violence has to be condemned by the ...