Crush in the disco: six dead

Давка на дискотеке: шестеро погибших

Vigili del Fuoco/Handout via REUTERS

Six people were killed and dozens injured in a stampede in the town of Corinaldo on the Adriatic coast of Italy.

In the night of Saturday, one of the city’s clubs organized a concert of rapper Sphere Abbati. According to preliminary data, in the disco there was panic after the spray gas from the spray. Among the dead five teenagers and a woman who accompanied her daughter. 14 people are in serious condition.

Moreover, on Saturday it became known that the concert was sold 1,400 tickets in the capacity of the club to 870 people.

Condolences to the families of those killed and injured expressed the interior Minister of Italy, Matteo Salvini. He assured that the perpetrators will be brought to justice. Pope Francis in a sermon on St. Peter’s square after the service on the occasion of celebrating the Sabbath the Catholic feast of the Triumph of the immaculate conception, said that “praying for the souls” of the victims.

Himself in Instagram, the rapper wrote, “crushed and at a loss for words”. “I want to draw the attention of all but dangerous to use pepper spray at the disco”, he added.

Information on casualties the Russians did not arrive, said the Russian Embassy in Italy.

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