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Old 12th Jun 2016, 17:04
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PVG explosion wounds four

A man has set off a homemade explosive device at Shanghai international airport, injuring four people as well as himself, Chinese officials say.

Shanghai Pudong airport explosion wounds four - BBC News
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Old 12th Jun 2016, 19:30
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Chinese news reports that a passenger was stopped when trying to take fireworks through as hand luggage. When stopped, their reaction was "I might as well set them off now, then, and did, injuring themself and 3 others.

They are now 'helping police with their enquiries'.
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Old 13th Jun 2016, 01:19
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There seems to be two conflicting reports here. Did he pack the fireworks in a beer bottle?
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Old 14th Jun 2016, 03:07
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China wants to keep a very, very tight lid on this type of news. Luckily the ubiquity of phone cameras and the bravery of ordinary people helps continue the flow of information.

https://www.hongkongfp.com/2016/06/1...operator-says/
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Old 14th Jun 2016, 19:58
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China wants to keep a very, very tight lid on this type of news
Perhaps if we in the west did the same (as far as terrorist acts are concerned), they (the terrorists) might lose their motivation if their actions weren't plastered all over the press.
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You are suggesting that we censor the media so the public are not aware what is going on? That's rather a dangerous precedent don't you think?

The censoring of the media and the state control thereof is hardly isolating China from terrorist acts...
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Old 15th Jun 2016, 08:55
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What I think is that all the press terrorists get these days motivates them even more. What would you suggest?
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Old 15th Jun 2016, 13:05
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I agree with your statement... its their lifeblood and enhances their power, terror sensationalism, and minimises their work as the press do it for them.
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Old 15th Jun 2016, 22:29
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Local, or laowai (wise foreigner), commentary: BREAKING: Explosion rocks Shanghai Pudong Airport Terminal 2, bomber slashed his throat following blast [UPDATED]: Shanghaiist,

and video: http://a.disquscdn.com/uploads/media...5/original.gif
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Old 16th Jun 2016, 01:57
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What I think is that all the press terrorists get these days motivates them even more. What would you suggest?
Not being a coward who abandons his principles at the smallest sign of trouble?
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