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MTR disruptions - Jul 16th - Tuen Ma Line

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    MTR disruptions - Jul 16th - Tuen Ma Line

    Wonder if this is a maskless person...

    https://twitter.com/mtrupdate/status...220082176?s=20


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    Been a while since we have seen police actions on the MTR


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    WW2 bomb according to Apple Daily


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    Asia's finest have found another bomb! The protesters obviously time traveled to the past to plant this. Thank goodness the HKPF have saved us all again.

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    All sorted..

    The bomb was identified as an American airborne bomb dating to the second world war. Police said it weighed about 100 pounds (45 kilogrammes)

    The force said on Facebook that its bomb disposal team worked through the night to dismantle the device.

    "The bomb was badly damaged and was in a dangerous and unstable condition. It could not be moved safely from the location," said Senior Superintendent Alick McWhirter.

    "If it had exploded it would have caused serious damage to nearby residences and the nearby MTR. However my team were able to work overnight to render safe the device, the bomb, without injuries and without casualties despite some fairly terrible weather conditions."
    https://news.rthk.hk/rthk/en/compone...4-20200717.htm

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    And still, the HK construction industry refuses to implement UXO risk management procedures. For one Highways department contract in the Kai Tak area UXO risk management was a contractual requirement. I managed to get the contract for the desktop study and risk assessment but there was no money available for implementation of the recommended risk mitigation measures (electronic search etc.). It seems that the contractor simply did not budget for this because, had they done so, they would not have won the contract on price. I despair.

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