efe-epaHong Kong

Mainland Chinese soldiers based in Hong Kong were seen on the streets of the ex-British colony Saturday to help clear up road barricades that anti-government protesters erected to bring city traffic to a standstill for the past five days.

The People’s Liberation Army (PLA) soldiers, numbering about 20, were among those who were out in force to remove bricks and other objects strewn on several main roads near different universities in Hong Kong.EFE-EPA