Several injured as explosion rocks Shanghai airport

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Shanghai, June 12 (IANS) Several persons were injured after an explosion rocked China’s Shanghai Pudong International Airport on Sunday afternoon, authorities said.

The accident, due to fire crackers, occurred around 3 p.m. (local time) near a checking counter, Xinhua quoted police as saying.

The injured were rushed to hospital. An investigation has been launched, the police said.

–IANS

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