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Investigation launched after woman hurt by falling chain at Adele concert

Published 26/03/2016

Adele was unaware of the accident during her Glasgow concert
Adele was unaware of the accident during her Glasgow concert

An investigation has been launched in to how a fan at an Adele concert was injured by a falling chain.

The Hello singer was performing her sell-out tour at Glasgow's SSE Hydro on Friday night when a chain fell from the production rigging on to a woman in the audience. She was taken to hospital "as a precaution," a spokesman for the venue said.

Adele later tweeted: "I'm so sorry to hear that someone got hurt at my show tonight.

"It's being investigated to ensure it won't happen again. X"

The venue spokesman added: "The lady was attended to by our own medical team and then taken to hospital as a precaution.

"The safety of every member of our audience is paramount and we are currently working with the promoter's production team to establish why this happened and to ensure it does not happen again."

Stuart Duffy, who was at the show, said the lights came up and other spectators were moved.

He posted a picture on Twitter of the rigging that appeared to have malfunctioned.

Adele will perform a second show at the 13,000-capacity arena on Saturday.

Her album 25 stayed at the number one spot for the 12th consecutive week, denying rock band James - who had been leading the chart earlier in the week - the top spot.

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