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Man, 70, dies after being hit by brick in Hong Kong protest clashes: hospital

Man, 70, dies after being hit by brick in Hong Kong protest clashes: hospital

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 on 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.