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Eminem And Wiz Khalifa Shows Cancelled After Stage Collapse Killing Five People

Pukkelpop Pop cancelled...

By CJ Rutter on Friday 19th August 2011 Photo by WENN

Eminem and Wiz Khalifa will not be peforming at a festival in Belgium after a stage collapsed, killing five people.

The Pukkelpop Pop festival has now officially been cancelled after the three-day event kicked off yesterday.

According to Reuters a fast-moving storm hit the festival where Eminem, Wiz Khalifa and D-12 were set to perform and it caused trees to be torn up, with the strong winds and rain smashing tents.

The bad weather caused a roof to be ripped off a stage, which smashed screens where approximately 65,000 fans were waiting for sets to start.

Five people have been confirmed as dead with 70 injured.

The festival's website released a statement to say that they have decided to cancel the festival. In a translation from the Belgian site, it reads: “Pukkelpop is in deep mourning. We feel much sympathy to the families and friends of the victims…Therefore, we decided to Pukkelpop 2011 for the rest of the weekend to stop.”

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