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Saturday 27 May 2017

Five teenagers slashed in Oxegen festival attack

independent.ie reporters

Five young men were injured early today in an incident at the Oxegen music festival in Punchestown, Co Kildare.

The altercation happened at the Blue Campsite shortly after 4am when a row broke out. The teenagers suffered slash wounds.

Four of the youths were treated for their injuries on site, but the fifth person, a 19-year-old, was taken to Tallaght Hospital.

Gardai are investigating the incident and the families of the injured have been informed.

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