Fallen tree branch injures 29 in German open-air theater

Source: Xinhua| 2019-07-28 14:39:19|Editor: Shi Yinglun
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SCHWERIN, Germany, July 28 (Xinhua) -- German police said that a fallen large tree branch injured 29 people, six of them seriously, at an open-air theater in northern Germany on Saturday, local media reported.

Pieces of wood fell on a beverage cart and also caused other injuries, shortly before the start of an outdoor event in Schlossgarten park in Schwerin City, the capital of the northern Germany state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, according to regional radio and TV broadcaster NDR.

A total of 40 firefighters, seven ambulances and three emergency doctors rushed to the scene, where about 1,000 people attended the event, NDR reported.

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