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'Wartime bomb' find in Kai Tak triggers evacuation

2020-07-16 HKT 18:00
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  • The Police's bomb disposal squad are on the scene to deal with the metre-long bomb found at a construction site in Kai Tak. Photo courtesy of the Hong Kong Police Force
    The Police's bomb disposal squad are on the scene to deal with the metre-long bomb found at a construction site in Kai Tak. Photo courtesy of the Hong Kong Police Force
  • A wider shot shows the area in which the bomb was unearthed. Photo courtesy of  the Hong Kong Police Force
    A wider shot shows the area in which the bomb was unearthed. Photo courtesy of the Hong Kong Police Force
Police say 2,000 people have been evacuated after a suspected wartime bomb was unearthed at a construction site in Kai Tak on Thursday afternoon.

Police say its bomb disposal team has been dispatched to the site at the intersection of Concorde Road and Muk Yuen Street.

The MTR says trains will not stop at Kai Tak station and police have urged people to avoid travelling to the area.

The bomb is said to be around one metre long.

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Last updated: 2020-07-16 HKT 20:52