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Guard trampled during Miami music festival

Sunday, March 30, 2014 - 00:46

March 30 - Security became an issue on the first night of Miami's Ultra Music Festival when a female security guard was hospitalized with brain hemorrhaging after being trampled by a crowd that stormed the fences to get inside. Mana Rabiee reports.

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Security became an issue at Miami's Ultra Music Festival Saturday. A 28-year old female guard was viscously trampled when a crowd jumped a security fence to get inside the electronic music fest without tickets. She was hospitalized with severe brain hemorrhaging and a broken leg. SOUNDBITE: UNIDENTIFIED SPOKESMAN SAYING: "She was not strong enough to deal with the mob of people that actually pushed this fence down, pushing her backwards and the fence landing on top of her, and these people started trampling on top of her just to get into the event." Organizers were expecting more than 165,000 people at the popular music event where security has been a routine concern. At least twenty-two people were arrested throughout the festival and Miami police are looking for witnesses to the trampling.

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Guard trampled during Miami music festival

Sunday, March 30, 2014 - 00:46