|The giant World War II-era bomb packed with 450kg of explosives|
Some 2,200 people who were within a 200-metre radius of the bomb had to be evacuated, including guests from the Cosmo Hotel and Cosmopolitan Hotel and Xinhua News Agency on Queen's Road East.
|The police team poses with the diffused bomb with two holes|
In the end the team worked overnight and managed to diffuse it by 7am the next morning. Yuen said there were technical problems in drilling holes into the bomb because it had so much explosives in it.