Man dies at Echowaves festival in Georgia's Anaklia

Man dies at Echowaves festival in Georgia's Anaklia

A man attending a music festival died in Anaklia on August 24 night.

Georgia's Ministry of Internal Affairs has started an investigation but did not reveal possible reasons behind his death while awaiting autopsy results.

Another festival attendee was also transported to Zugdidi hospital.

According to the manager of the hospital, the girl had been intoxicated by a undefined substance and feels better now.

In addition, police have arrested 4 people for drug trafficking on the territory of the festival. Two of them are citizens of Georgia and the other two are citizens of Iran.

They were found to be in possession of various drugs which are now being analysed, Agenda,ge reported.

The Echowaves festival in the coastal town of Anaklia started on August 23 and ended on August 26.

The festival organizers have called on attendees to take care of their health, as well as of their friends’ and to timely appeal to medical aid groups in case of illness.