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No disorder at techno party

POLICE reported no public disturbances during the Slovtek techno party, a police spokesman told the TASR news agency. The party took place in the village of Pôtor in the Banská Bystrica region on August 6

The police referred to the techno party as "unreal noise" with light and smoke effects. Police cars and vans were deployed in large numbers on the morning of August 6 to monitor the situation in case of disorder.

On August 7, police confiscated the licenses of some people driving under the influence of alcohol.

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