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One dead at Slovak music festival

Collapsed tent in Trencin on July 18
The festival was called off after the accident

One person has died after a giant tent collapsed on a crowd of concert goers at Slovakia's biggest music festival, reports say.

Another 40 were injured - 15 seriously - when a gust of wind lifted and then brought down the tent during a rain storm in the western town of Trencin.

Organisers cancelled the Pohoda festival, which was attended by more than 30,000 music fans.

One report said the accident victim was a young boy.

Mario Gesvantner, a spokesman for the organisers, said weather forecasts had not warned of severe storms.



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