A bomb jolted the lobby of a Holiday Inn hotel in Hong Kong's Kowloon tourist district Wednesday, injuring two people, police said.

Hong Kong radio reported the bomb, apparently contained in a mail parcel, exploded at about 2:30 p.m. in the Holiday Inn Golden Mile lobby and injured a man and a woman, one of them seriously.Police said both of the injured were Holiday Inn employees.

No group has claimed responsibility for the bombing so far, and no details on the extent of damage caused by the blast had been released, a police spokesman said.

The building was evacuated immediately after the blast, and officials said a police bomb removal squad was sent to the hotel.