February 22, 2008 21:15
Fans riot at Akon appearance
They throw bottles at police in Denmark
Akon was at the centre of another controversy on Wednesday (February 20) when fans rioted during an appearance by him at a Danish shopping mall.
The fans became disgruntled at being evacuated from the show due to a fire alarm.
The show was held at the Fields Shopping Mall in Copenhagen, which holds around 1,000 people but 2,000 showed up.
When the fire alarm sounded, police ushered the crowd out of the
shopping centre, prompting the crowd to revolt and to throw bottles and rocks at the police. Several injuries were reported but none serious.
The fire alert was a false alarm.
--By our New York staff.
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