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Crowd surge at Houston music festival leaves 8 dead, hundreds injured

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Eight people died after fans surged toward the stage during the opening night of Travis Scott’s Astroworld music festival in Houston, triggering a panic-induced stampede that left hundreds more injured. An estimated 50,000 people turned out for the Houston-born rapper’s weekend event on Friday to see Scott perform at NRG Park, as well as other acts set to appear during the two-day fest including SZA, Bad Bunny, Master P, Roddy Rich, Lil Baby and Earth, Wind & Fire. One 14-year-old, one 16-year-old, two 21-year-olds, two 23-year-olds and one 27-year-old died, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner said…

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