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Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam warns protesters Chinese military intervention remains a possibility

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says China could step in with military intervention to prevent further violent protests if local authorities are unable to stop them.

Ms Lam has, however, ruled out using colonial-era emergency powers to introduce further new laws after a long weekend of protests saw widespread defiance from demonstrators over the ban on face masks that she instituted.

  • ABC News and Reuters

Ms Lam made the comments as Hong Kong braced for …

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