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Monday, February 11, 2008

10 Crushed to Death at Indonesian Metal Concert

posted by on February 11 at 13:13 PM


Jakarta, Indonesia (AHN) - Ten people were crushed to death and at least six others were wounded when hundreds of fans of a famous Indonesian rock band caused a stampede at a jam packed concert Saturday in Bandung, capital of West Java in Indonesia, police said Sunday.

According to witnesses, hundreds of teenage fans of the heavy metal band group “Besides” attended the concert at a building in Bandung with a capacity for only 700 people. Hundreds of fans were trying to get out of the crowded building while hundreds more were surging to get in causing people to be trampled or crushed to death.

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Posted by bobcat | February 11, 2008 1:20 PM

It's that damn festival seating!

Posted by Paulus | February 11, 2008 2:32 PM

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