A man has been charged after fireworks disrupted the two-minute silence at a Remembrance Sunday
Fireworks exploded above the cenotaph in Eccles, Salford, as hundreds of people stood in silence at 11: (GMT and listened to the Last Post.
) They were set off from a window ledge of a nearby disused pub, angering some people paying tribute at the service.
Stuart Potts, 38 , is due at Manchester and Salford Magistrates’ Court accused of firing fireworks in a public place.
Mr Potts, of Borough Road , Salford is also charged with a public order offence.
Greater Manchester Police said it was called to a disturbance at a pub in Church Street just after 11 : 05.
Angry veterans had tried to break down the pub door and climb up to the window when the fireworks were let off.
No injuries were reported.