Meet the bomb squad chief who has protected Hong Kong from more than 300 explosives

Ready to retire after 30 unforgettable years with police force helping protect city, senior superintendent believes not in luck but discipline

From serving as a personal bodyguard for Hong Kong’s last British governor to overseeing the city’s bomb squad to protect it from more than 300 explosives, Tony Chow Shek-kin is no stranger to danger.

“Everyone’s afraid of death,” the 54-year-old outgoing head of the Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Bureau told the Post, dressed in the EOD’s classic black jumpsuit at the base of Jardine’s Lookout. “But I think it’s about how you eliminate the danger. If we don’t do it, who will?”

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Source: South China Morning Post