Latest News

Bomb explodes in China’s Shanghai airport; 3 injured

Sunday, Jun 12, 2016,15:26 IST By Metrovaartha A A A

Beijing | Three passengers were injured as a bomb blast rocked the main international airport in China’s commercial hub of Shanghai, authorities said.

The explosion at Shanghai Pudong International Airport occurred at around 2:20 pm near a check-in counter at Terminal 2, when what appears to be a home-made explosive blew up, state-run Xinhua news agency quoted Shanghai Airport Authority – which manages the airport – as saying.

The injured have been admitted to hospital. Authorities have launched an investigation into the blast, the report said.