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Love Parade founder blames organizers for the tragedy

07-26-2010 09:15 BJT

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The founder of the original Love Parade, Berlin DJ "Dr. Motte" has talked about the stampede in the city of Duisburg that killed at least 19 and injured hundreds more.

He blames the organizers of the event for the tragedy and says the techno-music festival, which he abandoned in 2006, is now only out to make money.

Matthias Roeingh, Founder, Love Parede, said, "I was reflecting and I was looking to Berlin (where the Love Parade originated) and what we have done and what is now in Duisburg and I must say, it's really a sad thing to see that people only want to make money out of the whole thing. They don't give people enough space to be there and celebrate the whole thing and it's all like squeezed together in a very small street and in a tunnel and then it was collapsing. I must say, it's really tragic to me and I must say, the organizers are guilty actually."


Editor:Zhang Pengfei |Source: CNTV.CN

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