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Hong Kong arrests 10 in suspected bomb plot

Hong Kong arrests 10 in suspected bomb plot

Hong Kong police arrested 10 people Sunday and Monday suspected of conspiring to manufacture explosives in this semiautonomous Chinese territory. News of the bomb plot comes before a highly anticipated vote in the territory’s legislature this week on a contentious framework for Hong Kong’s next major election. Acting late Sunday night on a tip about suspicious activities at a vacant TV studio, officers said they found a cache of explosives and air rifles, along with maps marking a dynamite depot and two neighborhoods, including Admiralty, the seat of the legislature and government headquarters. Despite reports in local media quoting unidentified police sources linking the...

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