United States: at least eight dead, several injured during music festival

At least eight people were killed and several others injured during a panic on Friday night at the Astroworld music festival in Houston, in the southern United States, authorities reported.

“The crowd started to rush to the front of the stage. This created a start of panic which resulted in injuries,” said the chef of Houston firefighters, Samuel Pena.

“We have at least eight confirmed deaths tonight and several injured,” he said. indicated, specifying that 17 people had been transported to hospital, including 11 victims of cardiac arrest.

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