COPENHAGEN, Denmark — Two males died when certainly one of them jumped or fell from the seventh flooring of a tradition heart forward of a live performance in Sweden and landed on the opposite, police mentioned.
The 80-year-old man who crashed into the foyer of the Uppsala Konsert and Kongress venue Tuesday evening died on the scene north of Stockholm, and the 60-year-old man he struck died later, police mentioned.
A girl with the 60-year-old was damage, however her accidents weren’t thought of life-threatening, police mentioned.
A tribute live performance to the 2 male members of ABBA, Bjorn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson, had been scheduled on the tradition heart for Tuesday, however the occasion was canceled, in response to Swedish media.
The middle within the metropolis of Uppsala hosts concert events and different conferences in an eight-story constructing with a mirrored façade and angled steel sheets harking back to crystal. The venue’s web site mentioned it will be closed Wednesday till Friday due to the deaths.
“We’re all shocked by the tragic accident, and our ideas go to the deceased, their kin and their households,” a message on the web site mentioned.
Police mentioned they don’t have any motive to suspect foul plan within the 80-year-old’s descent from the autumn flooring.
The organizers of an upcoming ABBA live performance tweeted Wednesday that they had been holding off on releasing a promotional trailer for the present till Thursday in gentle “of the tragic information on the tribute live performance in Sweden final evening.”
In September, the Swedish quartet recognized for hits together with “Dancing Queen,” “Waterloo” and ”Fernando” mentioned they’d be placing out their first new music in 4 many years and performing a digital live performance.
The forthcoming album “Voyage,” to be launched Friday, is a follow-up to 1981′s “The Guests,” which till now had been the group’s swan music. The digital model of the band will start a collection of concert events in London on Might 27.