Hong Kong Police Foil Bomb Plot Ahead of Weekend Protest

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HONG KONG (Kyodo) — Hong Kong police said Wednesday they have busted a plot to attack police using a pipe bomb and made 10 related arrests, ahead of a mass anti-government protest planned for the weekend.

The bomb, along with flammable liquids, helmets, facemasks, bulletproof vests and some marijuana were discovered in a raid on a residential flat in the Mong Kok district of Kowloon, police spokesman Chan Tin-chu said.

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