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In Beijing this morning Friday the 13, angry customers throw eggs at an Apple store due to the news been told to the customers that the store won't be open. It got some customers who have been on the queue about over 12 hours, so as to be among those to buy the much awaited iPhone 4s. Majority are wholesalers who wants to buy in bulk and display in their own shops or stores while others are just laying their hands for the first time and some are only queuing to upgrade the former iPhone 4.

According to Guardian.co.UK Here's what a customer said
“I got in line around 11pm, and beyond the line the plaza was chock full with people," said Huang Xiantong, 26, outside the store. "Around 5am the crowds in the plaza broke through and the line disappeared entirely. Everyone was fighting, several people were hurt," said Huang, who wanted to buy a new iPhone for his girlfriend. "The police just started hitting people. They were just brawling."

This same issue happened last year May precisely after Apple announced its launch of an iPhone 4 but was later delayed for several hours. Apple claims its for the security and protection of lives of her customers because the crowd was overwhelming and their employers may not have the capacity to handle all of them.

here's a word from Apple "The demand for the iPhone 4S has been incredible and our stores in
China have already sold out," Apple said in a statement.
"Unfortunately we were unable to open our store at Sanlitun due to
the large crowd and to ensure the safety of our customers and
employees, the iPhone will not be available in our retail stores in
Beijing and Shanghai for the time being," Apple said.
Apple's chief executive, Tim Cook, said earlier this month that
"customer response to our products in China has been off the charts.
With the launch in China … the iPhone 4S will be available in over 90
countries, making this our fastest iPhone rollout ever".


Image second: japantoday.com

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