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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.

Hasselt Mayor Hilde Claes said Friday that two more people had died, bringing the toll from Thursday night’s disaster to five. About 140 were injured in the storm, 10 of them seriously, she said. All the dead were Belgians.

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