21st party balloons mistaken for IS terror signs

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  1. zwiebel

    zwiebel New Member

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    Sarah Ericsson's boyfriend hosted a 21st birthday party for her at his home and decorated the windows with 21 balloons. The balloons faced inwards.

    That proved important later when a whole lot of police vehicles turned up outside boyfriend Fabien Akesson's home in Karlskrona, Sweden. A neighbour had seen the balloons from outside and mistaken the backward 21 for IS - and presumed someone was celebrating the terror organization Islamic State, with glitzy decorations.

    Police didn't arrest anyone, but they did make the young couple take down all the balloons.

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/art...k-supporter-Islamic-State.html#ixzz3SkelGYYx*

    Article in original Swedish: http://www.expressen.se/kvallsposten/is-propaganda-var-fodelsedagsballonger/
     

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    I do not think the Islamic State is the party balloon type.
     

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