Eight killed after crowd surge at US music festival – BBC News

At least eight people have died and scores of people have been hurt after a crowd surge on the opening night of a music festival in Houston, Texas. Panic broke out after the crowd began to press towards the front of the stage at rapper Travis Scott’s Astroworld Festival, emergency officials said. Eleven people were… Continue reading Eight killed after crowd surge at US music festival – BBC News

Eyewitness on chaos at Houston music festival

The crowd at a Houston music festival suddenly surged toward the stage during a performance by rapper Travis Scott, squeezing fans so tightly together that they could not breathe or move their arms, witnesses said Saturday. (Nov. 6) Subscribe for more Breaking News: Website: Twitter: Facebook: Instagram: ​ You can license this story through AP… Continue reading Eyewitness on chaos at Houston music festival

US: At least eight killed in crush at Astroworld music festival

At least eight people were killed and dozens injured during the first night of rapper Travis Scott’s Astroworld Festival in Houston, Texas. The performer, who created and launched the event in 2018, said he was devastated by Friday’s incident and promised “total support” to the police. Al Jazeera’s Heidi Zhou-Castro reports. – Follow us on… Continue reading US: At least eight killed in crush at Astroworld music festival