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Hong Kong protests

Hong Kong strikes disrupt hundreds of flights amid growing unrest

Chief executive warns that political crisis is becoming 'very dangerous situation'

HONG KONG -- Hong Kong was plunged deeper into political crisis on Monday, with a massive citywide strike, more demonstrations and protesters disrupting train services during the morning rush-hour.

An estimated 300,000 workers, roughly 8% of the city’s total labor force, went on strike on Monday, according to the Hong Kong Confederation of Trade Unions, the pro-democratic party behind the strike. It estimated about 200,000 people had turned up to the seven gatherings later in the afternoon.

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