The explosion at a garage in Wong Tai Sin five years ago killed three people, injuring eight others. Photo: SCMP The explosion at a garage in Wong Tai Sin five years ago killed three people, injuring eight others. Photo: SCMP
The explosion at a garage in Wong Tai Sin five years ago killed three people, injuring eight others. Photo: SCMP

Fatal garage blast in Hong Kong caused by mechanic unqualified for fuel tank repair, High Court jury told

  • Lai Chun-ho, 37, is on trial accused of three counts of manslaughter over an explosion in 2015 that left three dead
  • Prosecutors say he used unsafe methods contrary to manufacturers’ requirements for a task he was not properly trained for

Topic |   Hong Kong courts
The explosion at a garage in Wong Tai Sin five years ago killed three people, injuring eight others. Photo: SCMP The explosion at a garage in Wong Tai Sin five years ago killed three people, injuring eight others. Photo: SCMP
The explosion at a garage in Wong Tai Sin five years ago killed three people, injuring eight others. Photo: SCMP
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