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Three injured in firecracker explosion at Shanghai’s Pudong airport

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)