Hong Kong: Police to dispose of WWII-era naval bomb

Police said they will dispose of a naval mine from World War II in the eastern waters of Hong Kong Island on Friday.

Officers said they found the mine 1.4 kilometres off Cape D’Aguilar near Shek O after receiving a report from a diver last month, adding it is the first time a complete naval mine has been found in the territory.

Suryanto Chin-chiu, an acting senior bomb disposal officer, said while the naval mine should not pose any imminent danger, the 500-pound TNT explosives it contain might still work.

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Source: RTHK News