A pro-democracy campaigner holds placard during sunset outside the city's legislature in Hong Kong on June 15, 2015, ahead of a key vote on the government's controversial political reform package. AFP PHOTO / Philippe Lopez
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Hong Kong lawmakers urged calm Tuesday after police arrested 10 people on suspicion of making explosives in a plot they say is linked to a "radical" group, ahead of a vote on a controversial political reform package.Police said one of the ten suspects had claimed to be a member of a "radical local group," but would not name the group or specify motives.Daily rallies are being held at the city's legislature ahead of the vote by lawmakers on the government's controversial political reform package.Vickers said it was easy to find the ingredients for TATP online -- but would be difficult to manufacture the explosive itself.Local media named the radical group as the National Independent Party and linked it to a new "localist" pro-democracy movement which is seeking a more independent Hong Kong.
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