Astroworld tragedy: 22-year-old Bharti Shahani dies of accidents from Travis Scott live performance


HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Bharti Shahani, the 22-year-old Texas A&M College senior who had been hospitalized after the Astroworld Pageant, has died, turning into the ninth concertgoer to lose his or her life from the Travis Scott present six days in the past.

The lawyer of Shahani’s household introduced on Thursday that she succumbed to her important accidents simply the night earlier than.

Up till her passing, the younger girl’s household stated she had been on a ventilator. She confirmed no mind exercise shortly after her hospitalization.

Lawyer James Lassiter additionally acknowledged widely-circulated video depicting a younger girl on a gurney being dropped on the pageant whereas she was being evacuated by medical personnel. Shahani was the particular person on the gurney, the lawyer stated with out giving extra info on that second.

“There have been plenty of questions, and I believe it is common information, however there was a video going round that most individuals have seen of a younger girl falling from a gurney as they had been making an attempt to get her on the market – evacuate her. That was Bharti Shahani,” Lassiter stated.

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Shahani, her sister Namrata Shahani and her cousin Mohit Bellani went to the live performance collectively, however misplaced one another when the gang surged.

“As soon as one particular person fell, folks began toppling like dominos. It was like a sinkhole. Individuals had been falling on prime of one another,” Bellani stated. “There have been like layers of our bodies on the bottom, like two folks thick. We had been combating to come back as much as the highest and breathe to remain alive.”

“For the primary time in her life she simply needed to have enjoyable, and that was taken from her,” stated Namrata.

Namrata added that her sister’s final phrases to her had been, “Are you OK?”

“This was 100% avoidable. This was an act of pure brutality, ” Lassiter stated.

He blamed the producers and Dwell Nation for lack of educated medics, safety and packing concertgoers in with barricades. “They suffocated Bharti.”

Bharti was taken to Houston Methodist Hospital by ambulance. Paramedics gave her CPR on the way in which there.

Household has stated Bharti had suffered a number of coronary heart assaults.

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Bharti has been learning electronics techniques engineering at TAMU, and was set to graduate within the spring. She had already secured a summer time internship, and her father stated she deliberate on taking on the household enterprise after graduating.

“She was the spine of the household,” he recalled. “Saying, ‘Daddy, don’t be concerned about it, I will enable you to out within the enterprise as soon as I am performed with my commencement.'”

Bharti’s household has arrange a GoFundMe. If you would like to donate, head to this web page on the GoFundMe website.

One other concertgoer, 9-year-old Ezra Blount, stays hospitalized. Much like Shahani, Ezra has proven no mind exercise shortly after he was admitted into Texas Kids’s Hospital.

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