Ouch - LG's G2 launch event injures 20

How far would you go to get a free device?

Admittedly, the new LG G2 looks awesome and I'd really want one, especially a free one, but the Canadian in me has some limits as to how far I'd go to get it - and what happened in Korea was definitely more than I'd feel comfortable.

Essentially - LG planned an event to launch "G2 in to the cloud" symbolically by letting go a bunch of balloons, 100 of which had free phone coupons.  Tons of people showed up and it quickly turned to a mob.

You can watch the video below to see the 'chaos'.  20 people were reported as injured.


Using the translate option in youtube isn't going to help you, but you can clearly see how disorganized and unsafe it was for everybody (people with sharp objects and other 'instruments').



I saw several float away with

Source: http://koreatimes.co.kr/www/news/tech/2013/08/133_140868.html


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