Saturday, September 19, 2015

Paris: the Techno Parade turns to tragedy – Le Point

The 17th edition of the Techno Parade was marred by the death of a participant this Saturday, September 19th. A young man of 21 years made a fatal fall while the Techno Parade parade had reached its end point, instead of the Republic, in the third arrondissement of Paris.

Based on corroborating testimonies, the victim had climbed onto the statue of Marianne, located in the center of the square of the Republic, and would have fallen. A version confirmed by a police source.

This is the first serious accident during a Techno Parade in the capital which gathered this year more than 350,000 people.

“tragic accident”

“The incident occurred after the end of the Techno Parade. All the tanks had already left the place of the Republic,” said Tommy Vaudecranne President Technopol, which organizes the event.

“After this beautiful day of celebration, the Techno Parade is sad. We learned as you this tragic accident that occurred just after the Techno Parade. We wholeheartedly with the family and relatives of the deceased, “organizers said in a statement.

” This tragic accident saddens both this festive event and our city. On behalf of the Parisians as on my own behalf, I extend to the families and friends of the victim my condolences, “he, in turn, reacted Anne Hidalgo, the mayor (PS) in Paris, quoted by Le Parisien.


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