- A video has gone viral on social media showing a bizarre show outside a liquor store
- A marching band was filmed celebrating the reopening of bottle stores across Mzansi
- The clip has since gathered over 88 200 views and it had social media users laughing out loud
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On Monday, 1 June, bottle stores across the country opened as South Africa officially moved down to Level 3 of lockdown, which has been enforced since the end of March.
Level 3 meant that the ban on alcohol was lifted and 'thirsty' South Africans queued in long lines since the early morning hours to get their hands on booze.
Several shocking videos and photos have gone viral but one particular one stood out for social media users.
A clip was shared by Twitter user, @thoka_rose which shows a marching band celebrating outside a Tops liquor store on Monday.
She captioned the post:
"This has to be the worst of them all. #Liquorshops #LiquorShop."
Take a look at the video below:
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The video gathered over 88 200 views in less than a day and many social media users were amused by the excitement of bottle stores opening.
Twitter user, @FanaMatimba, commented:
"Let them not lie to you, we are such a happy nation."
Social media user, @pinkie_hlophe, added:
"I wouldn’t trade my nationality for anything! SA is dope country."
Another tweep, @vuyxna, said:
"Guys I can’t deal with the people of my country."
However, while the above video shows celebration, not everything went well on Monday after the ban on alcohol was lifted.
Briefly.co.za earlier reported #AlcoholMustFall has been trending as one day of alcohol sales saw several accidents across the country.
Drunk drivers, pedestrians knocked down and fatal accidents were some of the alcohol-related incidents Arrive Alive reported on Monday.
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