Houston : 8 died and several injured due to crush occurred during rapper Travis Scott performance

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Houston: At least eight individuals were killed and many were harmed in a pulverize during the premiere night of the Astroworld live event on Friday in Houston, sources said.

Houston Fire Chief Samuel Peña affirmed the setback figures at an early morning news gathering outside NRG Park.

Eight people were killed and many were injured in a crush when fans surged toward the stage during the opening night of the Astroworld music festival

The squash happened at around 9 or 9:15 p.m. at the point when the group started to pack toward the front of the stage. According to the sources :  The local group of fire-fighters moved 17 individuals to clinics, the channel said, adding 11 of those shipped were in heart failure.

The squash happened when the group flooded during a set by rapper Travis Scott, the Houston Chronicle said.

A horde of 50,000 displayed for the two-day occasion, the paper added. The second day of the festival has been cancelled due to this incident.