Initially unconfirmed BUT NOW CONFIRMED reports are starting to come in claiming Chinese authorities have OPENED FIRE upon unarmed protesters, who are coming out en-masse against China's repressive COVID lockdowns.
Initial reports are CLAIMING entire crowds have been gunned down, but we cannot confirm this.
This is a developing story. Check back.
UPDATE 11:03 AM EDT --
The reports of crowds being FIRED UPON are now CONFIRMED.
Video is starting to come out of China showing police firing upon COVID Protesters.
This additional video, lousy audio due to file compression to get past China's firewall, also shows panicked crowds fleeing: