FRIGHTENED festival goers took to social media following a shocking 'stampede' incident at Reading Festival last week.

Several were injured in a mass 'crush' against barriers while queuing for a silent disco on Thursday night (August 22).

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One Tweet posted by Daniel Power read: 'A girl from my uni class nearly died at Reading.

'She's such a lovely girl as well.'

A worried parent tweeted: 'Some very concerned parents - our teens telling us tales of no space for tents, crowd control issues and crushes.

'Hope @OfficialRandL get on top of this and keep everyone safe this w end!'

Organisers had posted a Tweet about technical issues at the silent disco.

One witness posted a video showing shocking footage of youngsters injured on the ground, and said: 'the ‘technical issues’ at the silent disco #readingfestival2019 #RandL19 shambles.'

Organisers have been approached for comment.