Burqas or bus seats? Image sparks anti-Muslim Facebook debate (PHOTO)
A screenshot of the guesses shared in the photo’s comment section showed many of the group’s nearly 13,000 members were somehow appalled by the innocuous image.
“Frightening,” “disease,” “tragic,” “disgusting,” “oppression of women” read some of the responses.
Meanwhile, other group members speculated about the figures potentially hiding “weapons and bombs”.
“I thought this would be true in the year 2050, but it is happening NOW!” wrote one of the more alarmed commenters.
Screenshots of the furor were shared online by Sindre Beyer, who asked: “What happens when a picture of some empty seats is posted on a disgusting group on Facebook and almost everyone thinks they see a bunch of burqas?”