Two Teens Die After Attending Istanbul's Life in Color Festival

Three people have been arrested in suspicion of supplying drugs to attendees of the festival.

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Aug 16 2016, 1:45am

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Two teens who were previously hospitalized during last week's Life in Color festival in Istanbul on August 6 for drug and alcohol consumption have died. The two were among five people hospitalized. One of the remaining hospitalized festivalgoers remains in critical condition.

The Hurriyet Daily News reports the Sarıyer Police Department and the Istanbul Narcotics Police originally detained five people suspected of selling drugs. Three of the original five detained hae now been arrested. The remaining two are awaiting trial.

Life in Color is a traveling global electronic music festival and paint party with events in Israel, the Dominican Republic, Mexico, Canada and the United States. Performers at this year's Istanbul event included Fedde le Grand and Adventure Club.