Home-made bomb delivered to Hong Kong police chief’s office in envelope

Hong Kong’s police chief received an improvised explosive device at his headquarters on Monday, though no one was injured and evacuation was deemed unnecessary.

At an afternoon press briefing, police said the attack represented an “open challenge” and warned against home-grown terrorism, saying the device was similar to ones used by overseas terror groups.

The home-made bomb was packed inside an envelope addressed to Commissioner of Police Chris Tang Ping-keung and sent to his office in Wan Chai, according to the force. It was comprised of batteries and already beginning to smoke when staff attempted to open the envelope at 10.20am.

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Source: South China Morning Post