15 Injuries Reported After Part of Roof Falls Down at Steve Aoki Show
Over 1700 students were evacuated from a Steve Aoki show at the Sentrum Scene arena in Oslo on Sunday, August 21st, after parts of the roof reportedly fell from the ceiling.
A one-square-meter piece of debris fell from the ceiling though reports , according to firefighters. In a tweet from a witness at the event, the piece that fell was described as a 1.5 to 2-cm-thick layer of plaster.
"The ceiling fell in and it was total chaos," one student and attendee, Charlotte Nilsen, told NTB news reporters, "The fire alarm sounded right away."
Police and emergency services arrived quickly on the scene and treated 15 people who were injured in the incident, though no one was reported to have suffered serious injuries.
Policed commented that it was a "bad accident." Steve Aoki expressed his sadness and shock over the incident and responded by wishing those injured "a speedy recovery."