In Moscow, dozens of audience members received retinal burns from a laser light show — some experiencing 80 blindness in affected eyes. It is an astonishing act of negligence in a country with an extremely rudimentary torts system.
The rave party occurred on July 5th as part of the Aquamarine Open Air Festival in Kirzhach, 50 miles northeast of Moscow.
The accident appeared to be the result of tents constructed do to rain. Rather than being sent into the night, some lasers reflected off of the tents. Some are not expected to regain their original eyesight.
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