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Man stabbed in swamped superstore chaos

A man was stabbed and would-be bargain-hunters suffered heat exhaustion as a crowd of thousands forced a flagship Ikea superstore to close on opening night.
Cars were abandoned on the roadside and customers were crushed in the chaos which ensued after the furniture store in north London launched at midnight.

The new outlet in Edmonton, the biggest Ikea in England, was due to trade for a full 24 hours, but shut up shop within around half an hour after an 'unforeseen volume of customers' descended in the early hours.

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