Shoppers hurt in sales stampede

A woman has been taken to hospital with a suspected broken arm after a stampede at a shopping centre over discount TVs. The frenzy was sparked by 'Black Friday' - a US tradition of big sales the day after Thanksgiving.

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Scuffles in the scramble for 'Black Friday' discount TVs

There were chaotic scenes in an Asda store in Colindale, north London today as shoppers fought to get their hands on discounted TVs in the "Black Friday' sale.

Customers scrambled and pushed to snatch cut-price deals as part of "Black Friday" in frenzied scenes seen across the UK.

A woman was reportedly taken to hospital with a suspected broken arm after a stampede at one shopping centre in west Belfast.

The traditional US event usually takes place on the Friday following Thanksgiving and marks the beginning of the Christmas shopping season.

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