Ballistics experts detonate a bomb in Wan Chai, in 1967. Pictures: SCMP

From the archives: how 1967 riots led to Hong Kong fireworks ban

Anyone carrying or storing more than 22kg of fireworks without a licence faced up to three years in prison. The total ban, however, was lifted in 1975

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Ballistics experts detonate a bomb in Wan Chai, in 1967. Pictures: SCMP
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