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Three dead, four hospitalised due to 'medical situation' in Pittsburgh -police

Three dead, four hospitalised due to ‘medical situation’ in Pittsburgh -police

According to the police, the victims had attended a party or event at which they were given orange wrist bands.

Three people died, while another four were taken to hospital as a result of an incident in the South Side area of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on Sunday, according to Pittsburgh police.

The police reported that the authorities are responding to a “medical situation” at the scene.

Police officers reported that the situation took place at a block of flats at the South Side Works on Tunnel Boulevard. Five people were found in a flat, one person in a lift and another on the street. The condition of those taken to hospital varies from serious to critical.

Police said a preliminary investigation found no signs of any drug-related paraphernalia.

The victims are said to have worn orange wristbands. The probe identified at least two venues where such wristbands could have been used.