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Eight People Dead At Travis Scott Concert In Texas

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06:33 6 Nov 2021


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Police in Texas are investigating the deaths of at least eight people at a music festival.

 

A "mass casualty incident" has been declared by officials.

 

17 people were taken to hospital - 11 suffering from cardiac arrest.

 

Many more people are feared injured in what's been described as a "crowd surge" in Houston.

 

 

Rapper Travis Scott says he's "absolutely devastated" after eight people were killed in a crowd surge as he performed.

 

The musician has tweeted he'll give the police his "total support".

 

Officials declared a "mass casualty incident" during his headline performance at Astroworld Festival in Houston last night.


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