The bomb casing was removed from the site after police successfully defused it. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hong Kong MTR didn’t use metal detectors before subway digging works, despite knowing area was once a war zone

The rail operator’s shock admission came after workers discovered two 450kg American-made bombs from the second world war during construction for the Sha Tin-Central rail link

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The bomb casing was removed from the site after police successfully defused it. Photo: Sam Tsang
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