Published On: Mon, Jun 15th, 2015

Hong Kong police ‘discover explosives,’ 9 arrested


20150615_hkpolice_brick_afpHong Kong police said on Monday they had made nine arrests after discovering explosives in the east-coast district of Sai Kung. “The Organized Crime and Triad Bureau has conducted an operation and discovered a certain amount of suspected explosives,” AFP quoted a spokesman as saying. The explosives were reportedly found in an operation at an abandoned television studio, and those arrested were described as activists from pro-democracy “localist” groups. Police suspect the explosives were intended “to be detonated before the Legislative Council debates the government’s political reform package this week,” according to local media.

(Source: RT)

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