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Gun-smuggling ring broken up

Mainland authorities have broken up a criminal ring that smuggled dozens of firearms into the country from Southeast Asia despite some of the world's toughest gun laws, Xinhua reported yesterday.

Sunday, 27 May, 2012, 12:00am

Arms cache find prompts warning

Hong Kong's security chief warned that laws on the possession and use of firearms and ammunition may need to be tightened after police found an arms cache in a Sham Shui Po flat.

17 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Expert unable to match all fragments to gunman

A forensics expert was unable to conclude that all bullet fragments found in five of the eight Hongkongers killed in the Manila tour bus hijacking last year matched the gunman's M16 rifle, an inquest heard yesterday.

8 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

23 bullets fired at bus could have hit seating area

As many as 23 bullets fired from outside could have entered the part of the bus where 15 Hong Kong hostages were sitting, the inquest into the Manila bloodbath was told.

3 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

Mother, daughter held in firearms raid

3 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

Contractor accused of repair scam

A contractor is accused of trying to swindle money out of the Housing Department by ordering his men to drill more than a thousand holes in the walls of a public housing estate so he could get costly repair contracts.

20 May 2010 - 12:00am

Suspicious parcel sent to newspaper

Apple Daily received a threatening parcel containing a newspaper advertisement for the latest film starring Edison Chen Koon-hei and explosive powder yesterday.

15 Apr 2009 - 12:00am

Three arrested and shotgun cartridges seized

Three men were arrested and shotgun cartridges were seized when Organised Crime and Triad Bureau officers raided the office of a defunct engineering company in Mai Po San Tsuen. As well as 19 shotgun cartridges, two foldable knives and three cans of petrol were seized from the cargo-container office. One of the men resisted arrest and was subdued.

7 May 2008 - 12:00am

Six held after seizure of shells, cartridges Clifford Lo

Police seized 5 tonnes of empty ammunition cartridges and five mortar shells in a raid on a scrap metal recycling plant in Tin Shui Wai yesterday. Three men and three women, including the plant's owner, were arrested for allegedly possessing ammunition without a licence when officers raided the Tin Ha Road plant at about 11am.

14 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Tourist boom

Word Power

Match the following words with their meanings below

1. suspend

2. insulted

3. counterfeit

4. sincerely

5. brutal

Fill in the blanks with the words you have learned.

27 Feb 2008 - 12:00am