Man dies in stampede to see Shah Rukh at Gujarat railway station

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Vadodara, Jan 24: In a tragic incident, one person who arrived at the Vadodara railway station to have a glimpse of  Superstar Shah Rukh Khan, died due to suffocation as Hundreds of crowd gathered there.

The actor Shah Rukh Khan came on board the August Kranti Express on Monday to promote his upcoming film “Raees”.

Police informed that deceased social activist Farid Khan Pathan of Hatikhana area of Vadodara reached at the railway platform with his wife and daughter as the family was an avid follower of the actor, felt suffocated during a stampede at the railway station and then suffered a heart attack.

However, later one of the Farid Khan’s relatives told that  he came to meet someone.

He died while rushing to the hospital, the police said.

The police resorted to lathi-charge to manage the crowd during which some persons also sustained minor injuries on their head and face.

Two constables of the Railway police also collapsed during the chaos and are undergoing treatment.

They are said to be out of danger.

The Bollywood actor is travelling with the film’s director Rahul Dholakia and producer Ritesh Sidhwani from Mumbai to Delhi on August Kranti Express train to promote “Raees” which hits the screens this week on January 25.

Shah Rukh Khan also expressed grief over the incident.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nR9iJH0XaoE

Its unfortunate, my prayers are with the family of the deceased (died during commotion): SRK at Hazrat Nizamuddin railway station

 Wefornews Bureau

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