TODAY   |  October 14, 2013

Dry ice bomb explodes at LAX; no injuries

Police are investigating an apparent dry ice bomb explosion that happened Sunday night at Los Angeles International Airport. The FBI says a chemical reaction caused the explosion in a restricted bathroom. NBC’s Tom Costello reports.

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>> after the small explosion at the los angeles international airport sunday night. the blast delayed several flights. nbc's tom costello has the latest from the washington d.c. newsroom. good morning.

>> reporter: good morning, this was about 6:30 last night at l.a.x. international terminal two. police and firefighters were called to a report of an explosion in an employee restroom. an area the general public doesn't have access to. they found evidence of a dry ice explosion inside a plastic bottle. a chemical we action caused the explosion. overall operations not greatly impacted by this. a few flights were briefly delayed. this appears to have been a prank that certainly got everybody's attention. there were no injuries and no planes involved. the airport was back to normal operations by about 9:00 p.m .. the lapd and fbi are looking for a suspect or suspects, natalie.

>>> tom costello, thank you. police