6 November 2021 07:11 GMT
Users of social networks have criticized the singer for not stopping the concert.
Videos of rapper Travis Scott reacting to people losing consciousness during the crowd appeared on social media. Occurred This Friday is the first day of the AstroWorld Music Festival in Houston, Texas.
You can see in the pictures that the artist stopped his final show several times as he saw the fans in grief in front of the stage.
Scott asked security members to help make sure people were well and help them get out of the crowd. Emergency vehicles passed through the crowd of about 50,000 people on several occasions. Reports Houston Chronicle.
Meanwhile, some Twitter users have criticized the rap concert for not stopping completely. He said, “Oh, oh, help me, and then the show started again,” one Netizen commented.
Earlier this Friday, the entrance to the NRG Grounds was congested, with hundreds of people crossing security barriers. According to local media, many have been trampled.
From the Houston Fire Department, at about 9:00 or 9:15 pm (local time) a crowd “began to push towards the front of the stage, which caused panic” and many others were injured, while some lost consciousness. .
17 people have been admitted to the hospital, 11 of whom have suffered heart attacks. The cause of death of the 8 victims is currently unknown.
The second day of the festival, which was scheduled to take place this Saturday, has been canceled.