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Chaos Erupts Over RM29 Perfume And Lotion At Victoria's Secret Store In Kota Kinabalu

The products are originally priced at RM79 each.

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The allure of discounted branded beauty products proved too much to resist for shoppers in Kota Kinabalu, forcing a Victoria's Secret outlet to call off a sale after it descended into total chaos on Sunday, 1 April

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In a video that has gone viral on social media, eager shoppers were seen screaming and rushing into the store to get their hands on the Victoria's Secret perfumes and lotions on offer

For context, the lingerie company put their Mist and Lotion Collection up for a promotional price of RM29 each in selected Victoria's Secret outlets nationwide. The products are originally priced at RM79 each.

At the time of writing, the video has been shared over 5,800 times on Facebook.

VIRAL VIRAL VIRAL KEADAAN VICTORIA SECRET IMAGO , KOTA KINABALU Keadaan LUAR BIASA you allsss... gara-gara PERFUME & LOTION RM29 #jangankecam #victoriasecret #kotakinabalusabah Credit : Priwali Maryam

Posted by Priwali Maryam on Saturday, 31 March 2018

Things escalated to the point that the store's security guards struggled to keep the doors closed, as shoppers outside tried shoving their way into the already crowded store

In a separate video clip, a woman could be seen losing her temper at an unidentified target as security guards scrambled to shut the doors:

Posted by Viral Media Johor on Sunday, 1 April 2018

With bottles of perfume and lotion flying off the shelves and an increasingly rabid crowd lying in wait, the store elected to wrap up the sale at 3pm

Image via KKCity Facebook

Meanwhile, the promotion also drew considerable crowds in other outlets, although the situation was a lot less hectic:

Victoria's Secret at Gurney Paragon, Penang:

Kerana RM29 sanggup....walaupun tolong beli.. Penangan Victoria’s Secret...

Posted by Mohd Rizal Ismail on Saturday, 31 March 2018

Victoria's Secret at Komtar JBCC, Johor Bahru:

menangis woo nk beratur pnjg cmnie.. Victoria's Secret punya pasai...

Posted by Nabillah Salim on Saturday, 31 March 2018

Just last month, Apple reseller Switch was forced to shut down their warehouse sale after thousands turned up to the event:

Discounted products are not the only things some Malaysians are willing to queue up (and fight each other) for:

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