Story By: Anna Casap, Editor: Joseph Golder, Agency: Central European News
Video Credit: CEN
This is the moment hundreds of crazed female shoppers scramble to grab clothes priced at just 1p GBP per item in a megastore sale and can be seen ripping items from each other’s hands in a chaotic frenzy.
The incident took place in a Stolitsa shopping centre in the city of Vladikavkaz in the south-western Russian region of North Ossetia-Alania.
According to local media, the clothing store was offering items for 1 RUB (0.01 GBP) and the weekday sale generated huge interest and a long queue had formed outside the shop before it opened its doors.
Reports said that hundreds of excited and apparently female shoppers emptied the shop within the first five minutes.
Despite the crazed scenes, the shop has promised to hold similar sales in the coming days.
A video of the incident was shared on social media where it was viewed over 80,000 times in the first day.
At one point in the footage, a female shopper is seen grabbing clothes from a woman’s hands as she scrambles on her knees on the floor.
The poster accompanied the clip with the message: “Do you think this is normal behaviour?”
Netizens were also surprised by the scenes, with ‘WordFullOfBeauty’ commenting: “This is terrible comrades. Is this life today or just terrible education? People are throwing away their dignity for rags.”
‘Bekoevalaura’ said: “Absolutely inappropriate behaviour. The scenes are so disgusting that I feel ashamed.”
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