Another huge wartime bomb defused in Hong Kong


Local police finished defusing a World War II bomb on Friday in a construction site in China’s Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, after 20 hours of operation, the third time in the same location this year.

The bomb was discovered at around 16:30 local time (0830 GMT) on Thursday at the construction site in downtown Hong Kong, according to the police.

Roads and buildings nearby had been cordoned off and people evacuated, and officers of the Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Bureau of the Hong Kong police had been on the scene to deal with the wartime device.

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Source: XINHUANET