Three injured in Shanghai airport blast

07:14 PM | 12 Jun, 2016
Three injured in Shanghai airport blast
SHANGAI (Web Desk) - An explosion at Shanghai's Pudong International Airport left three people injured on Sunday.

The blast took place when a homemade explosive blew up near a check-in counter at Terminal Two, state-run news agency Xinhua reported.

A bomb disposal expert checks a luggage near the site of a blast at a terminal in Shanghai's Pudong International Airport, China, June 12, 2016. REUTERS/Aly Song

It is not yet clear who detonated the explosive or why.

In 2013 a wheelchair-bound man set off a bomb at Beijing airport to highlight a personal grievance. He later received a six-year prison sentence.

The latest incident happened at about 15:00 (07:00) on Sunday .