Photo: Russian Consulate General in Hong Kong / Facebook
The office of the Consulate General of Russia in Hong Kong were evacuated in connection with the discovery by U.S. bombs during the Second world war in the Wanchai district. This was reported in Facebook of the diplomatic mission.
“May 11, 2018 reception of citizens will be suspended until further notice,” reads the statement.
About finding bomb AN-M65 with a length of 145 cm and a diameter of 45 centimeters on Thursday, may 10, the workers told one of the construction projects in the Central area of the city, betrayed South China Morning Post.
Operation on neutralization of the projectile lasted 20 hours. All nearby buildings were evacuated and roads blocked off, the newspaper writes.
This is the third live ammunition during the Second world war, found in the area. In January there were also found two unexploded shells of American manufacture.
Video, photo All from Russia.