Love Parade 2010 Tragedy: 15 killed in Germany

Around 15 were killed and a number of injuries hen chaos broke out at a music festival in Duisburg, Germany, police said. Police said the victims were trampled to death in an underpass connecting a railway goods yard where the partygoers assembled to the parade ground itself.

One of the biggest techno festivals in the world, the Love Parade 2010 was held in Duisberg, Germany. The reasons behind the mass panic were not revealed or clear as people tried to enter the festival site. Reports mention that people have been seen leaving the area after the tragic death of the young men and women. The festival gathered this year more than one million clubber in Germany.

The Love Parade is a popular techno festival and parade that started in 1989 in Berlin, Germany. It was held in Germany annually between 1989 and 2003, and then from 2006 to 2008. The 2004 and 2005 editions in Berlin and the 2009 edition in Bochum were cancelled.