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'Crammed people jumped barrier' at Belfast concert

Two students have said that 'people jumped the barrier' of the standing area of the concert at the Odyssey Arena in Belfast where are least five people have been taken hospital.

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2 students from QUB radio said the standing area in the concert was crammed as many seated people jumped the barrier. http://t.co/n4jkGCaequ

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Read: 60 young people being treated by paramedics at Belfast arena

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Scene outside Belfast's Odyssey Arena

Ambulances were lined up outside Belfast's Odyssey Arena tonight as both the Northern Ireland Ambulance Service and Ulster Hospital declared a major incident involving around 60 young people.

The youngsters were said to be suffering from the ill-effects of alcohol and drugs - at varying levels of consciousness.

Several emergency service attended the scene involving around 60 young people outside Odyssey Arena Credit: UTV News

A spokesperson for the South Eastern Trust said they were aware of an incident involving a bus at the arena.

Belfast's Odyssey Arena, where DJ Hardwell performed Credit: UTV News

Read: Concerned parents arrive at Belfast's Odyssey Arena

Concerned parents arrive at Belfast's Odyssey Arena

Emergency services in Belfast are still dealing with a major incident after treating around 60 young people for the effects of drink and drugs outside the city's Odyssey Arena.

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Steady stream of concerned parents arriving at Odyssey Arena. Dance event ongoing. Ambulance service still dealing with major incident

Read: '60 intoxicated youths' treated in NI 'major incident'

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'60 intoxicated youths' treated in NI 'major incident'

A 'major incident' was declared in Belfast by both the Northern Ireland Ambulance Service and the Ulster Hospital after 60 young people were treated for the effects of drink and drugs, sources told UTV News.

An ambulance spokesman said they are dealing with casualties believed to be suffering ill-effects of alcohol and drugs, at varying levels of consciousness.

A spokesperson for the South Eastern Trust said they were aware of an incident involving a bus at the Odyssey Arena.

Read: 'Major incident' declared at Odyssey Arena in Belfast

'Major incident' declared at Odyssey Arena in Belfast

UTV News reporter Mark Mallett has tweeted:

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BREAKING: Northern Ireland Ambulance Service declares a "major incident" at Odyssey Arena in Belfast

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BREAKING: Amb spokesman: dealing with casualties believed to be suffering ill-effects of alcohol & drugs, at varying levels of consciousness

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Incident at Odyssey has been declared as dance event continues inside the Belfast arena. Emergency vehicles on scene http://t.co/KBzspRkEZ9

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Evacuations possible in Belfast due to flood risk

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Agencies are preparing for the possibility of evacuations in flood vulnerable parts of east Belfast - telling residents to be ready

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Thousands of sandbags already in place in Sydenham area - PSNI say the concern is that flood defences could be breached

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