Large-scale counterterrorism drill staged at Hong Kong airport

More than 200 emergency services and security officers have held a large-scale counterterrorism drill at Hong Kong International Airport to strengthen the city’s response to bomb attacks and incursions from hostage-taking knifemen. Code-named “Ironwill”, officers from police and fire services Read More …

Hong Kong: Bomb suspect arrested

A man who allegedly planted a suspected bomb at the roadside of Wing Fok Center in Fan Ling has been arrested and police believe the crime is protest-related. He was still being detained for questioning as of 9pm last night. Read More …

Hong Kong police arrest 2 people on suspicion of making explosives

A 16-year-old teenager and a 52-year-old woman were arrested on Monday in Hong Kong on suspicion of making or possession of explosives, police said. Chow Cheung-yau, superintendent of the Hong Kong police’s Narcotics Bureau, told a press conference that the Read More …

14kg of dangerous substances and improvised bomb found at abandoned school site in Hong Kong

Hong Kong police found 14kg of dangerous substances and an improvised bomb at an abandoned school in eastern Kowloon on Saturday, with a senior officer saying some of the chemicals appeared to be from the campus of Polytechnic University occupied Read More …

Hong Kong: student arrested in connection with earlier discovery of two home-made bombs at school campus

Police say they seized a batch of circuit boards that were of a similar design to those installed in two remote-controlled devices found in December A 20-year-old postsecondary student has been arrested in connection with the manufacture of two powerful Read More …

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 Read More …