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Hundreds arrested, but 100 remain holed up at Hong Kong university

Breaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.SUBSCRIBENov. 19, 2019, 3:11 AM UTC / Updated Nov. 19, 2019, 1:57 PM UTCBy Jasmine Leung, Yuliya Talmazan and Matt BradleyHONG KONG — As Hong Kong police continued to lay siege to one of the city's universities Tuesday as the former British colony's embattled leader urged around 100 protesters holed up inside to leave the campus "as soon as possible."Some 600 protesters had left Hong Kong Polytechnic University "peacefully," including about 200 who were younger than 18, chief executive Carrie Lam said in a news conference. Those under 18 would not be immediately arrested but could face charges later, she said, ...
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