Man dies after being hit by brick in Hong Kong protest

Protesters walk past barricades of bricks on a road near the Hong Kong Polytechnic University in Hong Kong. (AP photo)

A 70-year-old Hong Kong man has died after he was hit by a brick during clashes between pro- and anti-government protesters, a hospital said Friday, the second person to die in a week of worsening violence.

"The patient's situation continuously deteriorated. He passed away" late on Thursday, a spokesperson for Hong Kong's Prince of Wales hospital said in a statement. 

DH Newsletter Privacy Policy Get top news in your inbox daily
GET IT
Comments (+)