Controlled explosion carried out at Old Trafford after Man Utd game called off

May 16, 2016, 07:43 IST | AFP

Army experts blew up a suspect package at Old Trafford yesterday after thousands of fans were evacuated from the stadium ahead of United's final EPL game of the season, police said.

Manchester: Army experts blew up a suspect package at Old Trafford yesterday after thousands of fans were evacuated from the stadium ahead of United's final EPL game of the season, police said.

There was no immediate word on whether the device was a bomb. The emergency was signalled just 20 minutes before the scheduled start of the game in the 75,600 capacity stadium.

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