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Stampede at Lorne Falls Festival results in dozens of injuries

Other News Materials 31 December 2016 07:31
Dozens of people were injured in a stampede at the Lorne Falls Festival in Australia
Stampede at Lorne Falls Festival results in dozens of injuries

Dozens of people were injured in a stampede at the Lorne Falls Festival in Australia, Sputnik reported.

Nineteen of the over 60 wounded were taken to the hospital on Friday night with serious injuries, The Sydney Morning Herald said on Saturday citing Ambulance Victoria's State Health Commander Paul Holman.

Out of the gravely injured, 13 are women and six are men, Holman said.

Barwon Health University Hospital in Geelong, Victoria said on Saturday morning that "all patients are in a stable condition with four of the 15 discharged home, the remainder will be admitted for further treatment and observation."

The stampede at the Falls Festival occurred on Friday night when fans rushed from one performance stage to another and some people in the front of the crowd fell.

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