Four people have died after a huge storm hit a Belgian Music festival, causing a stage to collapse, local media have reported.
Videos from the Pukkelpop festival near the town of Hasselt, east of Brussels, show stage equipment littering the ground while rain soaked music fans ran for cover.The Belgian media reported that trees were uprooted by the winds, which crashed onto the stage
Running for cover: Two music fans try to protect themselves against the huge storm that claimed the lives of at least four music fans in BelgiumJared Leto, the frontman of band 30 Seconds to Mars who were due to appear at the festival, tweeted that four stages had been hit.Later he said that 40 people were in hospital and that his band were sending their 'thoughts and prayers'.
American band the Smith Westerns were reportedly performing at the time of the collapse.The festival's website lists a number of stages where concerts and performances were to be held during the three day event, that started today.Reports say some 60,000 people are attending the event.The stage collapse comes after five people died at a music event in the U.S. last weekend.
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