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Homemade Bomb Set Off In Beijing Airport

The suspect was the only person injured. He is currently being treated.

Posted on July 20, 2013, at 2:04 p.m. ET

A man in a wheelchair set off a homemade bomb in Terminal 3 of the Beijing Capital International Airport Saturday, Chinese state media reported.

Jason Lee / Reuters

The suspect was injured and is being treated for his injuries, but no other people were hurt. No flights were affected.

Xinhua, Chen Jianli / AP

Here, a policeman stands in the smoke after the bomb went off.

China Stringer Network / Reuters

The Xinhua News Agency said the suspect was seen handing out leaflets before the blast. He's believed to have a blog where he wrote, "Because we are peasants and we are poor, no one is willing to help us," although the AP couldn't verify its authenticity.

Jason Lee / Reuters

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