November 8, 2021

Several Killed at Music Festival

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Officials said about 50,000 attendees were at the sold-out outdoor event when the stampede occurred.

At least eight people died and more than 20 were injured.

This post was originally published on St. Louis American

A night of fun turned into a night of terror just after 9 p.m. on Friday night, when thousands of concertgoers rushed the stage and trampled over each other at Travis Scott’s third annual Houston music festival Astroworld, leaving eight people dead and more than twenty injured.

Officials said about 50,000 attendees were at the sold-out outdoor event when the stampede occurred.

Festival organizers released a statement Saturday morning that said “our hearts are with the Astroworld Festival family tonight — especially those we lost and their loved ones,” and that they “are focused on supporting local officials however we can.”

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