Of the three persons arrested earlier, two 25-year-old Hou and Deng local men have been released on bail pending investigation and must report to the police in late August. There is a 27-year-old local man named Lu. The Hong Kong National Front, the Hong Kong Independence Organization, claimed on social networking sites that the arrested persons were members of the organization. The man surnamed Lu was brought to court in West Kowloon on the 22nd without a reply. The case was remanded until October 14, pending further investigation by the police.
TATP explosives have been used in terrorist attacks many times in foreign countries. They are known as the mother of Satan because of their astonishing lethality.