Jobs agency mistakenly invites 61,000 instead of 1,000

Feb. 26, 2014 at 2:54 PM

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Swedish police were called to resotre order at a jobs agency office where 61,000 people were mistakenly invited to a meeting instead of the planned 1,000.

Police said eight patrols were called to the Stockholm office for Sweden's national jobs agency Wednesday after tens of thousands of Swedes seeking employment turned up for a recruitment meeting that was only supposed to be attended by 1,000 people, TheLocal.se reported Wednesday.

It was unclear Wednesday how 61,000 people ended up invited to the meeting.

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