The tragedy at the festival "Love parade"

On held last weekend in the German city of Duisburg music festival «Love Parade» because of the resulting stampede killed 19 people.

The dead included 12 German citizens and one citizen of the Netherlands, Italy, Australia and China. Injuries of varying severity were about 340 people. (AP)

Rescue work was delayed because of the huge crowd, about a million people who came to the biggest electronic music festival in Europe. (EPA)

Crowding at the festival originated from the fact that too many people trying to get to the site of the festival in the old part of the building between the main station and the highway, the only passage which was a tunnel. (AP)


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