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    Army Bomb Disposal Team Arrives at Evacuated Manchester Stadium - UK Police

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    An army bomb disposal team has arrived at the Old Trafford stadium in the UK city of Manchester after it was evacuated ahead of a Sunday game, local police said.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) – A controlled explosion is reportedly expected to take place.

    "The Army Bomb Disposal Unit are on scene to assist police at this time," Greater Manchester Police said on Twitter.

    Earlier in the day, media reports emerged claiming that the Manchester venue was being partially evacuated. Eyewitnesses and journalists claimed on Twitter that Wi-Fi and 3G at the stadium have been switched off over "Code Red" alert. The match Manchester United-Bournemouth match was canceled. Manchester United Football Club confirmed that a suspicious package was found.


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