Hong Kong's Legislative Council meeting has been adjourned after pro-democracy legislators repeatedly heckled the city's embattled leader, Carrie Lam, and several were dragged from the chamber for the second day in a row.

Lam, who is backed by China's government, was speaking on Thursday - a day after she was forced to suspend her annual policy address, which was delivered by video after pro-democracy legislators heckled her in the legislature.

Lam had been scheduled to give her policy address - in which she announced measures to tackle the city's chronic housing shortage - on Wednesday as the legislature opened its doors for the first time since the building was ransacked by masked protesters about three months ago.

Al Jazeera's Scott Heidler reports from Hong Kong.

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