Twitter also reported taking down :
6 accounts linked to Saudi state media, posing as independent outlets;
267 accounts from UAE and Egypt targeting Qatar and Iran, run by a private company;
over 4k accounts run from UAE.
Get used to this. As long as people believe online info ops are effective, we're going to see more and more shady companies trying to cash in, whether they're effective or not.
Doesn't look like a long-planned or deliberate campaign. Hasty reaction to events in HK, relying on numbers, not skill?
Welcome to our world.