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A damaged tent at the festival campsite near Hasselt, 50 miles (80 kilometers) east of Brussels, Friday Aug.19, 2011. Five people died in a fierce thunderstorm on Thursday, that mangled tents and downed trees and scaffolding at the open-air music festival PukkelPop in Belgium. Organizers canceled the annual four-day festival. (AP Photo/Yves Logghe)

HASSELT, Belgium (AP) — Young people screamed and fled in panic as a fierce thunderstorm shredded huge canvas tents and brought down metal scaffolding at an open-air festival in Belgium, killing five people.

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