On 10 February 2017, a man set off a firebomb attack on a Mass Transit Railway (MTR) train which resulted in 18 injured, 4 of them in critical condition. Andy Lau who was recuperating in hospital, felt depressed after reading the news.
On 11 February, he updated his status with a post on his Andy World Club website, he wrote: “Dearest all, I’m recovering according to plan, don’t worry! Today I miss all of you! Wish everybody a happy 15th day of the 1st lunar month (Chinese Lantern Festival), have a sweet reunion…” He attached a handwritten “miss you” photograph.
Other than his Chinese Lantern Festival greeting, he also showed his concern to the arson case on the MTR, he expressed his sadness on those whom got hurt, he wrote: “Wish all injured a speedy recovery! Wish a home like Hong Kong can be less pain and more love! Wish everybody peace and peace!” He also attached a handwritten: “Work hard, speedy recovery!”
Many fans were touched that Andy despite recuperating on a bed in hospital did not forget about his fans and still leave comments, they replied him: “Wish Andy can have a speedy recovery, love you, bless Hong Kong!”