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Kunming airport steps up security checks

Published on Mar 3, 2014 12:46 AM
 

KUNMING - The Changshui International Airport in Kunming, capital of southwest China's Yunnan Province, has stepped up security checks on Sunday following the terrorist attack on Saturday that left 29 civilians dead and more than 130 injured, China's official Xinhua News Agency reported.

Travellers at the airport are subject to more frequent and closer scrutiny over their body and luggage, airport officials said, adding that the enhanced checks will prolong the process and thus advising passengers to check in at least two hours earlier, reported Xinhua.

The airport has also strengthened security measures by beefing up security presence and equipments. The airport has been in smooth operation, according to the officials.