Five people were injured when the video fell onto the stage during Mirror’s concert in Hong Kong. Three people were taken to hospital for treatment and one of the back-up dancers was seriously injured and is still in intensive care unit. None of the Mirror’s 12 members were injured.
Nearly 10,000 people attended the show that evening and some of them were traumatized by what they saw. After the accident, video of the moment the screen crashed onto the dancers went viral on social media and some of the views felt unsettled after seeing the relevant videos. Local charities have set up hotlines for dedicated counselling.
The incident occurred at the third night of the concert and fans complaint that there were accidents happened at three earlier shows. Mirror’s Fans had already warned that the stage and set seemed unstable and created a petition asking for concert organizers to ensure performers’ safety.
The remaining eight shows have been cancelled and Hong Kong’s Chief Executive John Lee has called for an imminent and comprehensive investigation in order to protect the safety of performers, working staff public.