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Nearly thirty injured as huge screen collapses at rap concert in Germany
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Nearly thirty injured as huge screen collapses at rap concert in Germany

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Berlin, Sept 1: At least 28 people were injured after a huge screen collapsed at a rap concert in Western Germany's Essen city.

The incident took place at a concert of rapper Casper and hip hop artist Marteria at about 9pm local time (19:00 GMT) on Saturday. According to the local fire department, the LED screen collapse might have been caused by stormy weather.

The victims were hospitalized, with some 150 people examined by medics at the scene, Sputnik reported. Two were seriously injured, while 18 others sustained minor injuries. According to various estimates, between 18,000 and 20,000 people attended the concert.

As a result of the incident, the concert was stopped. (UNI)