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5 People Have Died and 5 More In Critical Condition After Timewarp Festival in Buenos Aires

The BBC reports that five people have died and five more are in critical condition after Timewarp music festival in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Though officials are speculating that the victims may have taken unknown drugs, attendees have confirmed that the event was unbearably hot and overcrowded. Speaking to local TV channel TN, on attendee said "We couldn't stay inside, we couldn't breathe. It was too hot and there were too many people."

The festival organizers have confirmed in an official statement that the second day of the event has been cancelled, and indicated that refunds will be issued for those who purchased tickets:

We express our deepest condolences to the families and friends of the people who passed away. The cause of this tragedy will take some time to determine. The show is cancelled for tonight. We will let you know as soon as possible how you can refund the ticket for tonight. We ask that you keep the loved ones of these people in our thoughts and prayers.

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