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Tragic accident: At least eight people die at a music festival in the USA

A music festival in the USA leads to a tragedy: at least eight people die and many are injured.

Houston – According to US media reports, at least eight people were killed at a music festival in Houston, Texas. Numerous visitors were also injured.

The exact circumstances of the tragedy at the Astroworld Festival were initially unclear, reports the German press agency. Now it turned out that a crowd because of a concert by the rapper Travis Scott was the reason for the misfortune.

Tragedy in the USA: Eight dead after a mass panic at a music festival

“The crowd began to huddle in front of the stage, which caused a panic and injuries,” said the chief of the fire department, Samuel Peña. 17 people were taken to the hospital – 11 of them had cardiac arrest. This is reported by the Houston Chronicle.

Before the mass panic broke out, Travis Scott is said to have briefly interrupted his performance and pointed out fans in the front rows who needed help.

The second day of the festival, which should take place on Saturday (November 6th, 2021), has been canceled. In addition to the famous rapper, artists such as SZA and Bad Bunny should also perform there. The organizer has not yet issued a statement on the events on site. (as) * is an offer from IPPEN.MEDIA.

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