Everyone is laughing at the absolute farce at Old Trafford following fake bomb blunder 6 years ago

Everyone is laughing at the absolute farce at Old Trafford following fake bomb blunder

What a complete farce.

It cost many people a great deal of money, time, stress and worry. Everyone thought that one of the country's biggest sporting stadia was the subject of a terrorist attack. In the end, it was the result of a monumental blunder.

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The 'suspicious package' turned out to be a fake prop-bomb that had been left behind by a private company carrying out a security training exercise earlier in the previous week. This fact was confirmed in very diplomatic terms by Greater Manchester Police.

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Despite the serious aspects of the situation, no one could quite believe the sheer f**kwittery of what had happened. There was a combination of bafflement, dismay and hilarity at the mother of all f**kups at the Theatres of LOLS.

Here are just a few of the responses to a ridiculous situation that would be more suited to Brass Eye than breaking news...

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This article originally appeared on JOE.co.uk