Bomb found at Hong Kong hospital site

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Bomb found at Hong Kong hospital siteHong Kong, Oct 6 (IANS) A bomb found at the reconstruction site of a hospital in Hong Kong was detonated by explosives experts, the media reported on Tuesday.

At around 4.00 p.m, construction workers at the Queen Mary Hospital site found a metal-shelled suspected bomb with a dilapidated surface and one metre in length, Xinhua news agency reported citing Radio Television Hong Kong as saying.

Firefighters and police officers arrived at the scene and over 500 people were evacuated.

Later, Hong Kong Police Explosive Ordnance Disposal personnel arrived at the scene and detonated the bomb.