Shanghai: At least three people were injured in a firecracker explosion, which rocked the Shanghai Pudong International Airport this afternoon.
“3 injured in Shanghai Pudong airport explosion. Flights undisturbed. Explosives self-made with firecrackers,” Xinhua News tweeted.
Xinhua News reported that the explosives were self-made with firecrackers.
The blast reportedly took place at the airport’s terminal 2.
CCTV News on its twitter handle posted pictures of the incident which showed medical staff assisting a man on a stretcher.
The Special Weapons and Tactics Unit (SWAT) team deployed on duty is presently inspecting the premise.
Meanwhile, the investigation is underway to find the exact cause of the explosion. (ANI)