Fans crush Asake’s London concert, four hospitalized

Four people were seriously injured and four others hospitalized after a crush at the concert venue in south London, police said on Friday. Police and other emergency services were called to the O2 Academy in Brixton at 21:35pm (2135GMT) following the reports. that a large number of people were trying to force their way into the place.” They arrived to find several people with injuries believed to have been caused by crushing.

“Detectives are investigating the circumstances that led to four people suffering serious injuries,” the Metropolitan Police said.

Two people with “less serious injuries” were treated at the scene, while the other eight were taken to hospital by ambulance.

No arrests have been made, the Met noted.

“This is an extremely upsetting incident that has left four seriously ill people in hospital,” Commander Ade Adelekan said.

“A police investigation has been launched, and will be as thorough and forensic as necessary to establish exactly what happened last night.”

He added that specialist officers will examine the scene and CCTV, but asked anyone with information to come forward.

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