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8 Dead, Scores Injured At Music Festival Launched By Rapper Travis Scott

No fewer than eight people were killed and ‘hundreds’ injured in a crush and stampede during a performance by rapper Travis Scott at a music festival he launched.

It was gathered that some of the victims were as young as 10-year-old

Footage on social media shows a distressing scene as paramedics perform CPR on several people on the floor within the crowd as a performance continues on the stage.

About two dozen people were rushed to hospitals in Houston, Texas, and CPR was being performed on at least 11 of them when they were taken, said officials.

The tragic scenes unfolded on the opening night of the third annual Astroworld music festival which was being held at NRG Park in the American city.

Police so far have not yet explained what happened or how many people were being assisted by medics.

Police so far have not yet explained what happened or how many people were being assisted by medics.

Police officers were also seen putting up crime scene tape around part of the park in the early hours of Saturday morning.

The injuries were reported hours after an earlier incident as the festival opened.

A huge crowd stormed the park’s security barricade.

Several people were trampled during the stampede on Friday afternoon.

Astroworld’s 100,000 tickets sold out in less than an hour when they went on sale in May.

The two-day festival’s lineup features Travis Scott, who launched the event in 2018, Sza, Tame Impala and Master P.

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