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UAE Covid: Shopping centre shut, fined as discount sale causes crowds

Web Report/Ajman
Filed on March 6, 2021
(Screengrab from video shared by Ajman Police)

Video shows very little social distancing between shoppers after flash sale.

Authorities in Ajman have closed down a shopping centre and fined its owner Dh5,000 after massive crowds thronged the venue for a discount scheme.

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The flash sale resulted in unmanageable crowds of shoppers, and Covid safety rules were flouted.

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A video shared by the Ajman Police on Saturday showed very little social distancing between shoppers.

The Emergency, Crisis and Disaster Management Team in Ajman and the police have urged shop managements to implement all Covid safety measures.

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