Traffic flows back into HK business district after police remove barriers

HONG KONG (Reuters) Hong Kong police reopened one of the city main thoroughfares to traffic on Tuesday after clearing barricades erected by democracy protesters who have occupied streets in the heart of the Chinese ruled city for two weeks.

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Reporting By Clare Baldwin, Farah Master, Donny Kwok and Peter Hirschberg, Canada Goose Parka Writing by Anne Marie Roantree; Editing by Michael Perry.