Stage Collapse at NYE Party in Colombo

Stage Collapse at NYE Party in Colombo

The New Year’s Eve party at Hilton Hotel, Colombo descended into chaos as a stage platform holding many VIP guests collapsed at the stroke of the new year. Hundreds of people crashed on to the floor, whilst holding glasses and lit sparklers. Many of the guests suffered injuries, cuts and burns and around thirty people were rushed to the hospital. This unexpected and dreadful start to the new year is not what any of the guests looked forward to when they purchased the tickets costing around US $100. However, they…