According to BangaloreMirror.com, a number of fans who attended METALLICA's show in Bangalore, India on Sinday, October 30 found their bags missing from where they had left it outside the venue.For security reasons, those who went to the venue carrying backpacks with laptops and other valuables inside were forced to leave their belongings at an open ground prior to entering the venue. Those affected are now being slammed by others as "irresponsible" for even thinking of carrying precious personal belongings, when the ticket clearly said baggage wouldnt be allowed. Nikhil John, 23, who works at Deloitte Bangalore, said, "Six of us reached the Palace ground at 6 p.m. and we put all our stuff into one backpack. Security personnel at the gate told us that we were not allowed to carry the backpack inside the venue. They told us to leave it on the open ground at our risk. It was raining and the ground was muddy, but we had no choice but to leave it there since the organizers had not made any arrangements for keeping bags, etc. There were hundreds of backpacks left there. Towards the end of the show, we left a little early, perhaps at 10.15 p.m., so that we could collect the bag, but we couldn't find it. There were only a few bags strewn around on the ground." Nikhil and his friends spent two hours looking for their bag before finally concluding that it had been stolen. Meanwhile, more people arrived and found their bags too were missing. "Around 60 to 70 people couldn't find their backpacks," Nikhil said. Read more from BangaloreMirror.com.
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