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Murrayfield Stadium explosion was safety test

Murrayfield Stadium in Edinburgh

An explosion which caused a loud bang and smoke at an Edinburgh stadium was just a test, officials have confirmed.

The test, at 09:10, at Murrayfield Stadium was part of an annual safety certificate.

Residents and passersby Tweeted that the bang caused the ground to shake and smoke to be seen overhead.

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