Koning Albert II breekt vakantie af om Pukkelpop

Koning Albert II en koningin Fabiola van België bezochten vrijdagmiddag het festivalterrein van Pukkelpop in Hasselt, waar na noodweer donderdagavond vijf mensen omkwamen. Foto AFP Festival organiser Chokri Mahassine (2nd L), Interior Minister Annemie Turtelboom (Open Vld Flemish liberals, 3rd L), Queen Paola of Belgium (4th L, slightly obscured), King Albert II of Belgium (centre) and Mayor of Hasselt Hilde Claes visit the site of the Pukkelpop music festival in Kiewit, a hamlet of Hasselt, on August 19, 2011. The festival was cancelled after five people were killed yesterday when the 'Chateau' tent collapsed during a short, but heavy wind and rain storm. AFP PHOTO / BELGA PHOTO / NICOLAS MAETERLINCK AFP