Hong Kong police say two home-made devices found at Wan Chai school

Detectives investigating the seizure of two powerful home-made bombs at a Hong Kong school campus believe they were intended for an attack on police at a massive anti-government march over the weekend, sources said on Tuesday.

The apparent bomb plot, which emerged after six months of social unrest and political turmoil, prompted the city’s biggest police association to warn that the current security situation was at its “most alarming” in decades, even worse than during a wave of armed robberies in the 1990s.

Superintendent Lau Siu-pong said on the official police Facebook page that more explosives and firearms could be similarly hidden across the city, and the two bombs were fully functional and primed to kill and maim.

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Source: South China Morning Post