One dead and several injured at music festival in Spain

Part of the stage and scaffolding at a music festival near Valencia were knocked over by a storm.

A police car is parked in front of the festival stage near Valencia on Saturday morning.

Natxo Frances/EPA

(dpa) At a music festival on Spain’s Mediterranean coast near Valencia, one person died in a storm early on Saturday morning. Dozens of people were injured when strong gusts of wind ripped parts of the stage loose. This was announced by the rescue service of the Region of Valencia on Twitter. According to the regional health authority, 32 people were treated in hospitals, three of whom were hospitalized.

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