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SEA GAMES ORGANIZERS DENY OVERSELLING TICKETS, BLAMES LARGE CROWDS FOR FIASCO

In an apology issued on its Facebook page, the SEA Games Organising Committee (SINGSOC) has denied overselling the tickets for the SEA Games closing ceremony, and blamed the sudden build up in the crowds in a short period of time, which caused the organizers to restrict entry into the stadium for safety purposes. SINGSOC claimed that after accounting for all the guests at the venue, there was still sufficient seats in the stadium for all those who came for the event. This is despite reports from eye witnesses, who said that volunteer ushers had no choice but to turn away guests from the National Stadium because all the seats were full. Many guests also reported having to wait more than an hour for entry, with some leaving before they could enter the venue because the situation was too chaotic.

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ANGRY CROWDS ABUSED SEA GAMES VOLUNTEERS AT CLOSING CEREMONY

Hundreds of spectators were locked out of the SEA Games closing ceremony on Tuesday, despite having valid tickets for entry. This fiasco resulted after organizers for the event oversold tickets and ended up with more spectators than the National Stadium could accommodate, In the midst of the chaos on Tuesday, eye witnesses reported ugly incidents where frustrated spectators abused volunteers and security staff at the venue.

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