A military enthusiast found hand grenades in a popular hiking area on Hong Kong Island. Photo: Handout A military enthusiast found hand grenades in a popular hiking area on Hong Kong Island. Photo: Handout
A military enthusiast found hand grenades in a popular hiking area on Hong Kong Island. Photo: Handout

Hong Kong bomb disposal team detonates World War II grenades found near hiking hotspot

  • Controlled explosion in southern Hong Kong Island after metal detectorist discovers five hand grenades
  • The weapons are thought to date from the Japanese invasion of the city in December 1941

Topic |   Hong Kong's second world war history
A military enthusiast found hand grenades in a popular hiking area on Hong Kong Island. Photo: Handout A military enthusiast found hand grenades in a popular hiking area on Hong Kong Island. Photo: Handout
A military enthusiast found hand grenades in a popular hiking area on Hong Kong Island. Photo: Handout
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