An anti-immigration group in Norway has been widely mocked after mistaking a photograph of empty bus seats for six Muslim women wearing burqas. 
The image shared to private Facebook group Fedrelandet viktigst, that translates as Fatherland first, sparked a furious debate among its members after it appeared to show the seats occupied by women wearing the full-face veil. 
But the man who shared the image, captioned “What do people think of this?”, said it was just “a little practical joke” to see how people would react, and was actually a photograph of a bus carriage. 
Speaking to WorldViews, Johan Slattavik said the affair had given him a “good laugh”. 
“I laid out the photo to see what happened,” he said, adding that he was shocked so many people fell for it.
Users described the apparent scene as “scary”, “frightening” and “tragic”. 
One wrote: “It looks really scary, should be banned. You can never know who is …