Explosion rocks Shanghai airport

SHANGHAI– An explosion of firecrackers rocked the Shanghai Pudong International Airport on Sunday afternoon, authorities said.

The accident happened at around 3:00 p.m. near a checking counter at Terminal 2, when the firecrackers suddenly exploded, injuring some at the site, according to the police.

The injured have been rushed to hospital, and an investigation is under way. PNA/Xinhua/ northboundasia.com