Protesters clog the departure area of Hong Kong International Airport in the evening of Aug 13, 2019. [Photo/CHINA DAILY]

BEIJING – A spokesperson for the Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office of the State Council on Wednesday voiced strong indignation and condemnation over the besiege and assault of a mainland reporter and a mainland traveler by mobsters at the Hong Kong International Airport Tuesday night.

Xu Luying, the spokesperson, expressed support for the Hong Kong police to arrest the mobsters concerned in accordance with the law.

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