Martin McGuinness: 'Relieved' concert goers 'safe'

Deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland Martin McGuinness said the events of last night in Belfast, where 60 young people were treated by paramedics for the effects of drugs and alcohol, were "shocking" but that he was relieved all those affected were safe.


Shocking,the risk to the health of dozens of our young people at last nights Odyssey event.Relieved they're safe - we need to learn lessons.

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60 young people treated by paramedics at Belfast arena

60 young people were treated for the effects of drink and drugs at the Odyssey Arena in Belfast. Emergency services declared a major incident. 15 people remained in hospital over night.