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LG G2 Event leaves 20 Injured

Aug 14 2013, 4:31am CDT | by , in News | Mobile Phones

An LG Electronics outdoor promotional event for the LG G2 launch went very wrong in South Korea.

LG G2 Event leaves 20 Injured
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LG G2 Event leaves 20 Injured

A promotional event for the new LG G2 went very wrong in Seoul last Friday reports the BBC. LG released 100 helium balloons with LG G2 vouchers attached in a park. Everybody in possession of a voucher would get a free LG G2. What LG did not anticipate was how participants would arm themselves. They arrived with BB guns and knives on sticks to shoot or spear down the balloons. 

As the crowd stormed towards the balloons they hurt each other with their "weapons". 20 participants got insured and seven had to visit the hospital. LG cancelled all further balloon events and is taking full responsibility. The company also covers the medical bills.

It is a funny story, if there would not have been the people who suffered. BBC says that a Korean TV channel called the incident World War G, in context of Brad Pitt's World War Z zombie sci-fi.

 

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<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/2" rel="author">Luigi Lugmayr</a>
Luigi Lugmayr (Google) is the founding chief Editor of I4U News and brings over 15 years experience in the technology field to the ever evolving and exciting world of gadgets. He started I4U News back in 2000 and evolved it into vibrant technology magazine.
Luigi can be contacted directly at ml@i4u.com.

 

 

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