Tag: Explosion

Blast at Shanghai Airport Injures 3 People

Reading Time: < 1 minute A small explosion at a check-in area of Shanghai’s Pudong airport has injured three people, Chinese authorities said. The blast at China’s second-busiest airport occurred at about 2:20pm and appeared to have been caused by a homemade explosive, the airport’s management said on its verified microblog account. It said the three injured people were taken […]

Brussels Attacks: 32 Dead at Zaventem and Maelbeek

Reading Time: 4 minutes At least 31 people have been killed and many seriously injured in attacks at Brussels international airport and a city metro station.  Twin blasts hit Zaventem airport at 07:00 GMT, killing 11 and injuring 81, Belgium’s health minister said. Another explosion struck Maelbeek metro station an hour later. Twenty people were killed, Brussels mayor Yvan […]

UPDATED: Explosions at ‘American Airlines’ Check-in Desk at Brussels Airport

Reading Time: 2 minutes Several people have been injured and hundreds are trapped after two explosions rocked Brussels Airport. Witnesses said they ‘felt the shockwaves’ of the blast which are believed to have centred on the American Airlines check-in desk at 8am (7am GMT). Pictures show the terminal windows blown in from the force of the explosion and smoke […]