A large video screen fell on a group of boys during a performance in Hong Kong this week, and at least one member of the group was injured.
Videos posted on social media showed boy band Mirror performing at the Hong Kong Coliseum on Thursday night when a screen hanging above them fell on stage.
“A live performance by Hong Kong boy band Mirror was cut short on Thursday after a screen fell from above onto the stage. It hit the dancers below, according to footage shared on social media. Local media reported that at least two were injured,” said the Hong Kong Free Press written in the caption of the video, posted on Twitter.
The video showed the moment the screen fell on the stage, prompting lots of screams from the fans in attendance.
Thursday’s incident comes just days after one of the band’s members, Frankie Chan Sui-fai, fell off the stage while giving a speech at a concert. According to South China Morning PostChan was able to get back on stage soon after and told fans, “I’m sorry I fell.”
In a post on social media after the concert, Chan wrote, “Sorry for worrying everyone. I was too focused on my words. Only a few bruises. I’m a lucky man,” the South China Morning Post reported.
Following Thursday’s incident, the South China Morning Post reported that local police confirmed that at least three people were injured by the falling screen. Two of the group’s male dancers, including a popular dancer known as Mo, were taken to Queen Elizabeth Hospital, but their current condition was unknown, south china morning positiont reported. Agence Free-Presse also reported that two of the group’s dancers were also taken to hospital, but were conscious at the time.
Shortly after the screen fell on the stage, the Mirror concert was called off. According to South China Morning Postthe band’s manager, Ahfa Wong Wai-kwan took the stage to tell the audience that the show had been interrupted and apologized.
“Thank you very much for your support of Mirror, but there is something we have to deal with now. I hope you can all leave in an orderly fashion…I’m sorry. I promise to get your tickets sorted and I promise you that we’ll run the show to make sure [everyone’s] security,” the official said, according to the South China Morning Post.
A member of the audience spoke with the South China Morning Post and said “It happened too fast and it took everyone a few moments to realize what had happened. Everyone saw the dancers fall to the ground, and we just hope they’re okay” , adding that she was “traumatized”.
Newsweek contacted the Mirror Group and the Hong Kong Coliseum for comment.