Festival-goers sheltering from rain in front of collapsed rigging towers
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Stage collapses in severe weather at Belgian festival

A stage has collapsed at the Pukkelpop festival near Hasselt in Belgium, killing at least five people.

Several equipment towers and at least one tree were also brought down by heavy winds and torrential rain at the festival site, about 50 miles (80km) east of Brussels.

  • 18 Aug 2011
  • From the section Europe