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Hong Kong cancels all flights in and out of the city as protesters fill the airport for 4th day

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  • Hong Kong airport has cancelled all flights going in and out of the city for the rest of the day as protesters occupy the arrival and departure halls.
  • Thousands of protesters continue to occupy Hong Kong International Airport for the fourth consecutive day.
  • They are rallying against the mainland Chinese government and the Hong Kong police's handling of recent rallies in the city.
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Hong Kong airport authorities have cancelled all flights going in and out of the city for the rest of the day as protesters continue to gather at the busy hub.

"Airport operations at Hong Kong International Airport have been seriously disrupted as a result of the public assembly at the airport today," authorities said in a statement sent to Business Insider, issued at 3:30 p.m. local time.See the rest of the story at Business Insider

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