One person was killed as the crowd went insane after King Khan arrived at a railway station in Vadodara. On Monday night SRK was here to promote his upcoming movie ‘Raees’ and was appeared by August Kranti Rajdhani Express.
People were gathered in a large number at the railway station, SRK waved to the people and urged them on loudspeaker to watch the movie. But when the train left crowd rushed towards the exit causing near-stampede, in which several persons collapsed.
Farid Khan Sherani(the person who died) was around 40-year-old and was at the station with his wife and daughters to had a glimpse of the star. During the chaos, Sherani fell down and was rushed to the hospital where he declared dead. He was affiliated with Samajwadi Party and had also contested the civic election in 2005.
Railway Police issued a statement about the whole incident-:
“At around 10.30 p.m. the train arrived at platform number six of the station and halted for 10 minutes. Shah Rukh’s fans had gathered in large number to have a glimpse of the actor who had boarded the train from Mumbai and is going to Delhi as part of the promotional campaign for his film. The crowd went berserk when the train halted and began banging its window panes and even falling on top of each other”
Three more people out of which two are constable were also injured and are undergoing treatment at SSG hospital. Cricketers Irfan and Yusuf Pathan have met SRK, as they were also at the station.
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