Astroworld festival: at least 8 dead in crowd surge at Travis Scott concert in Houston

Nov 6, 2021 | INVESTING

At least 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 on Friday in Houston, officials said.Houston fire chief Samuel Peña confirmed the casualty figures at an early morning news conference outside NRG Park.Peña said that at around 9pm the crowd that had gathered for a performance by rapper Travis Scott began to push toward the front of the stage, causing panic and injuries.People began to…

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