One man has been stabbed dead and another is in critical condition after a fight early Wednesday morning at four-day house and techno event Hideout Festival. Some of those expected to perform over that time include Patrick Topping, Steve Lawler, Gorgon City, Bicep, MK, Alan Fitzpatrick, Andy C and Camelphat. The man who has been killed was a British tourist.
According to Sky News, which cites Croatian news sources, seven people have been detained as a part of the fight allegedly between two groups of tourists outside of The Kalypso Club on Pag Island, where the festival is taking place.
We asked Hideout for more information on the stabbing and were given the following statement.
“Following an incident involving a group of young men at Zrće Beach early this morning, one man tragically lost his life. Another man remains in hospital,"said a festival spokesperson. "We are giving every assistance to the investigation and our thoughts and condolences are with the family and friends of the people affected.”
The festival did not clarify how it was going forward and its response to the incident on Zrće Beach. This is an ongoing story.