One person dies and 52 get injured at open-air festival Pohoda

SLOVAKIA's biggest open-air music festival, Pohoda, ended tragically after a massive storm tore down a tent covering the arena, which hosted a concert attended by hundreds of people on July 18. The accident has taken the life of a 29-year-old man from Piešťany while 52 people have been injured at the military airport in Trenčín, the site of the festival, according to the website of daily Sme.

SLOVAKIA's biggest open-air music festival, Pohoda, ended tragically after a massive storm tore down a tent covering the arena, which hosted a concert attended by hundreds of people on July 18. The accident has taken the life of a 29-year-old man from Piešťany while 52 people have been injured at the military airport in Trenčín, the site of the festival, according to the website of daily Sme.

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