parade party was going on in Beijing, protesters in Hong Kong were celebrating China’s 70th birthday in a different fashion.s the National Day
When protesters took to the streets on Tuesday in the former British colony, they discovered one corner where a smiling portrait of Chinese President Xi Jinping was being pelted with eggs like some sort of anti-government carnival game.
This like a carnival sideshow game. pic.twitter.com/dPPb7IH4px
— Antony Dapiran (@antd) October 1, 2019
Things became less jovial later on in the day when chaos broke out across the city with police and protesters clashing, resulting in one young demonstrator being shot in the chest. He is currently in critical condition.