266 Injured in Spain Festival Collapse in Vigo, 5 in Critical Condition (PHOTOS)

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Around 250 people are injured after a section of wooden jetty collapsed at the festival in Spain. 5 people remain in critical condition. 

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In a nutshell

The 98ft long wooden boardwalk with people listening to a rap artist in urban and festival in Vigo unexpectedly collapsed on Sunday, Telegraph reports.

“The causes have yet to be determined. Everything indicates that no one is trapped underneath,” Vigo mayor Abel Caballero added.

People found it difficult to get out from the debris of the damaged boardwalk, resulting in 266 people injured, including five in critical condition. Some of them ended up with broken bones and transported to Galicia, Jesus Vazquez Almuina, local media reported.

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“These are provisional figures, patients are still being evaluated. At the moment 266 patients have been treated, the vast majority are light injuries for bruises,” he added.

“There are five hospitalisations, mainly broken bones and some head injuries.”

Source: Twitter

The fans were watching the performance of Mallorcan rap artist Rels B during the two-day O Marisquino festival in Vigo, Spain.

In a tweet (in Spanish), Rels B wished “strength” to the injured and asked to contact an emergency information point set up by festival administration.

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Around 250 people are injured after a section of wooden jetty collapsed at the festival in Spain. 5 people remain in critical condition. 
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