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Crushing performance as screen falls at MIRROR concert
TW: Video shows the occurrence of bodily harm. Watch at your own risk.
This is the second time within a week where an accident occurred on stage during a MIRROR (big boy band in HK, you’ve probably heard of them) concert at the Hong Kong Coliseum. Last night, one of the LCD screens that hung above the stage fell onto two dancers and the crowd erupted into screams. Their injuries are currently unknown and the two victims have been brought to the hospital for treatment.
The first on-stage incident occurred on Tuesday night, when MIRROR member Frankie Chan fell off of the stage during a speech.
COVID in Hong Kong
Cases in Hong Kong
New cases: 4,886 (248 imported)
Total cases: 1,339,793
New deaths: 5
Total deaths: 9,493
Compulsory testing notice: 65 locations
A 22-month-old toddler with COVID-19 is in critical condition, causing the government to emphasise calls for parents to get their children vaccinated.
Chronicles of Hong Kong (now in English)
The first volume of the Hong Kong Chronicles have been officially published in English, with top officials including CE John Lee marking its release. The Chinese version of the first volume Overview & Chronology was released last year, documenting the 7,000 year old history of the SAR.
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