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Former Manx resident feels safe in Hong Kong despite protests

Rubber bullets and tear gas used on protestors

A former Manx resident insists he feels safe in Hong Kong despite ongoing protests in the region.

Thousands gathered outside the government's offices there earlier today, protesting against proposals that would allow fugitives to be extradited to China.

Reports suggest police have been using rubber bullets, tear gas and pepper spray to disperse the crowds.

However, Equiom Hong Kong managing director James Russell says those with friends and family out there don't need to worry:

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