RAWALPINDI: A cracker bomb inside a suitcase exploded in a parking lot of the Benazir International Airport while BDS officials were examining it for explosives, Express News reported on Thursday.
The cracker bomb was inside a hand-carry suitcase and was placed in the Pakistan Internation Airlines (PIA) staff’s parking lot.
Witnesses said the suitcase had been resting there since the previous night.
Despite being informed, security officials did not take any action in this regard. In the morning, when PIA staff staged a protest, Rangers and BDS officials arrived at the scene.
While the bag was being examined for explosives, a cracker bomb inside the bag blew up. The BDS cordoned off the area and further investigations are underway.