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14 People Overdose at Kryal Castle

Author: News
Tuesday, 11 December 2007
Approximately 14 people were reportedly sent to Ballarat's Base Hospital after overdosing at Kryal Castle's Ultraworld festival, with three allegedly requiring full life support.

It's alleged that festival-goers were casualties of ice, amphetamines and GHB, with reports claiming staff at the hospital were threatened while treating overdose victims.

Police and sniffer dogs were also prevalent throughout the evening, with more than 80 people being cautioned by authorities.

Following the evening, three people were charged on summons for trafficking, while 13 more will be charged with possession. Approximately 40 people were issues with drug diversion programs.