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Hong Kong protesters block railway to mainland


This time, activists oppose authorities taking measures to counter the spread of the outbreak of pneumonia caused by the new 2019-nCoV coronavirus in China. This, in particular, refers to the government’s refusal to close the border with mainland China.

Carrie Lam did not completely cut off the special administrative region of China from the mainland. It was decided to reduce cross-border traffic, suspend issuance of new visas to selected tourists on the mainland and close two railways, including the Guangzhou - Shenzhen - Hong Kong expressway section. In addition, it is planned to halve the rest of the transport links with the mainland both by train and bus.

But this was not enough for the demonstrators, and they temporarily interrupted the railway communication with the mainland, blocking the roads. According to SCMP, railway employees reported a fire on the eastern tracks near Hong Kong City University. The MTR Corporation said that the arson was discovered by a driver. The movement was completely stopped for 15 minutes.

The railway operator later reported that trains on the Eastern Railway line, the key railway connecting Kowloon and the border posts of Lo Wu and Lok Ma Chau to the mainland, run slower than usual, as protesters cross the route. Among the most dangerous areas in the corporation were named a station near the City University, Fanling and Sheng Shui. The company asked passengers to plan routes eastward, taking into account delays of 10-15 minutes.

In addition, the protesters are trying to block the roads leading to the mainland, but no successful attempts have been reported yet.

source: news.yahoo.com

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