Hong Kong police have conducted raids ahead of Sunday afternoon’s protest rally, uncovering several weapons, including a pistol with more than 100 bullets.
Eleven people were arrested during the raids.
Daggers, swords, batons and pepper spray were also recovered in the raids at several locations.
The city’s organized crime bureau said it believed protesters planned to use the weapons during the demonstration “to incite chaos” and “impugn the police.”
The territory is bracing for a large turnout for Sunday’s protest. Hong Kong has given its approval for the rally called by the Civil Human Rights Front, a group that has organized some read more >>>