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Manchester United's Old Trafford stadium evacuated

Published 1541 GMT (2341 HKT) May 15, 2016
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Police officers stand on duty outside Old Trafford stadium after the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Bournemouth was abandoned Sunday. OLI SCARFF/AFP/AFP/Getty Images
The decision to abandon the match was made after a suspicious package was found inside the stadium. Alex Livesey/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images
The package was found in the north-west quadrant of the stadium, which prompted evacuation of the Stretford End and the Sir Alex Ferguson stand. OLI SCARFF/AFP/AFP/Getty Images
Before the abandonment of the match was confirmed, and once areas of the stadium had been evacuated, sniffer dogs were brought in to search the stands. Alex Livesey/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images
The Manchester United players, including Wayne Rooney, leave the field after warming up for what would have been their final game of the English Premier League season. Alex Livesey/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images