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Thousands Attend Service for Hong Kong Student Who Died During Clashes

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Thousands of Hong Kongers formed long lines to attend a memorial service on Thursday for a student whose death led to some of the most violent clashes in six months of democracy protests.

Alex Chow, 22, died last month from head injuries sustained during a fall inside a multi-storey carpark where police and protesters were clashing.

Although the precise chain of events leading to his fatal accident is unclear and disputed, protesters have made alleged police brutality one of their movement’s rallying cries.

Chow’s death was followed three days later by police shooting an unarmed 21-year-old protester in the abdomen sparking days of read more >>>

Source:: VOANews.Com