Singaporean bargain hunters cause riot

Singapore’s 2009 IT Show had to be managed by riot police after a record number of consumers turned out in the hopes of snagging bargains…

Singapore’s 2009 IT Show had to be managed by riot police after a record number of consumers turned out in the hopes of snagging bargains…

More than 700,000 Singaporeans stormed the electronics show over the weekend and Singapore Police confirmed that they had to be called in to maintain crowd control. The officers were deployed at an underground train station near the venue.

768,000 visitors were clocked walking through the doors over the course of four days and the vendors made a whopping $58.5 million in sales.

Source: news.com



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