Techno party near Ústí draws over 3,000 people


A three-day techno party on the outskirts of Ústí nad Labem drew an estimated 3,000 people at its peak and passed without serious incident, a local police spokesperson said.

The event was held on a private meadow within a protected area, so the police presence was higher than usual. Several thefts and minor injuries were reported.

Illegal techno parties often attract thousands of participants and have on occasion led to clashes with the police.