The snooker world championship has been the goal of an unlikely protest after an activist tipped orange powder onto one of many tables throughout a match.
A person sporting a Simply Cease Oil T-shirt interrupted the match between Robert Milkins and Joe Perry by leaping onto one of many tables and tipping out the substance.
In the meantime, a lady was prevented from executing the same stunt on an adjoining desk. The dramatic second was caught dwell on the BBC.
Play was suspended for the night on the affected desk, which might be re-covered in a single day, whereas the match between Mark Allen and Fan Zhengyi resumed after a delay of roughly 45 minutes.
Seven-time champion Stephen Hendry, on commentary duties for the BBC, referred to as the incident “scary” and admitted: “I’ve by no means seen that earlier than at a snooker occasion. It’s a primary.”
Simply Cease Oil posted a video of the incident on their Twitter feed with the caption “New oil and gasoline will snooker us”.
The group needs Britain to cease all new oil and gasoline initiatives and has staged quite a few protests.
On the weekend, 118 folks had been arrested at Aintree on Saturday as they tried to scale the perimeter fence on the Grand Nationwide.
Activists additionally threw soup over Vincent van Gogh’s Sunflowers portray at London’s Nationwide Gallery final October.