Suspected explosives found near Lee Man Building on Tung Choi Street in Mong Kok (Updated 11.10pm)


14th January 2020 – (Hong Kong) Suspected explosives were found near Lee Man Building on Tung Choi Street. Police arrived at the scene this evening at around 9pm to seal off the area. Explosive Ordnance Disposal Bureau officers were deployed to inspect the explosives and firemen were also on standby.

Residents nearby were evacuated. At around 10.48pm, police found the explosives in a sub-divided flat at the junction of Tung Choi Street and Fife Street. A man was arrested and moments later, a loud explosion was heard at 11pm. Police appeared to have detonated the bomb.