Hong Kong Candidate To Get Security After Knife Attack

Leading Hong Kong pro-democracy candidate John Lee is to get enhanced security after being attacked and stabbed in the chest..

The 77-year-old, who is seen as the favorite to replace outgoing leader Carrie Lam as chief executive, was set upon as he spoke to voters on Wednesday..

Lee was taken to hospital and has since been discharged, but will now have to wear a bullet-proof vest and be accompanied by extra security, campaign sources said..

His campaign office said the incident was a reminder of the .

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