A man of 27 years, taken a collapse Friday near the main stage of the festival electro giant Tomorrowland, in Boom, near Antwerp in Belgium, died at the hospital, said Saturday the organizers as well as a source of hospital.
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Of indian origin, the victim died in hospital of Antwerp where he had been transported. There, attempts to revive him failed, said a spokesman of the hospital. After the autopsy, the public prosecutor of Antwerp said on Sunday it was very likely that the discomfort of the young man is drug related.
In total, four fans – including the young who died – were admitted Friday night in the intensive care unit, he specified. According to the belgian newspaper The Night , the rescuers have carried out up to 5,000 of interventions during the first weekend of the event, and a fifty festival-goers had to be hospitalized. Two people were still in intensive care at the end of the weekend.
Tomorrowland is one of the festivals and appliances of the most renowned in the world. It is held each summer for two weekends of the month of July since 2005 in Boom, south of Antwerp, and brings together no less than 400,000 people each year.
Among the big names featured this year include Eric Prydz, the ex-NBA star Shaquille O’neal, stylist Virgil Abloh, Steve Aoki, and DJ Tiësto and Dave Clarke.
If the organizers of this event claim to advocate a “zero tolerance” in the face of drugs, last year two people died. A young Indian girl, 26-year-old victim of a illness fatal, and a woman of Czech origin. In 2012, a 26-year-old had also succumbed to a drug overdose.