Hong Kong police are investigating whether events to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the city’s return to Chinese sovereignty on July 1 are among targets of possible bomb plots. Photo: Warton Li
Hong Kong police are investigating whether events to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the city’s return to Chinese sovereignty on July 1 are among targets of possible bomb plots. Photo: Warton Li

Hong Kong police probe whether 25th handover anniversary is target of possible bomb plots after arresting 3, seizing 30kg of chemicals

  • Computer technician and his parents arrested in their flat, where a bedroom was converted into mini laboratory; around 30kg (70lbs) of chemicals for making explosives found
  • Force insider says he does not rule out explosives could be intended for use during handover anniversary

Hong Kong police are investigating whether events to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the city’s return to Chinese sovereignty on July 1 are among targets of possible bomb plots. Photo: Warton Li
Hong Kong police are investigating whether events to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the city’s return to Chinese sovereignty on July 1 are among targets of possible bomb plots. Photo: Warton Li
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