Bharti Shahani Death: Death toll in the Astroworld tragedy rises to nine

Bharti Shahani Death: 22-year-old Indian-origin, Bharti Shahani becomes the nineth victim to die from the crowd surge with Eight already identified in the Astroworld festival tragedy in Houston.

Bharti who had been in ICU for five days after the tragedy died on Wednesday, November 10, the family lawyer said on Thursday.

She was a senior and set to graduate from Texas A&M University before the tragedy.

According to the deceased family, the Travis Scott show was her first ever trip to a festival.

“For the first time in her life, she wanted to have fun, and that was taken from her.” – her sister, Namrata Shahani

“She was like an angel to us, She was the head of the family, she was a very nice girl. Always calm, always listened. She had a bright future. Only thing I’ll request, to the Houstonians, to please, please make sure that she gets justice. And I don’t want somebody else’s daughter to go like this,” Shahani’s father, Bhagu “Sunny” Shahani said.

The Houston-born rapper, Travis Scott, has pledged to cover all funeral costs of victims who died at his Astroworld Festival on Friday via a statement released by the producer’s team on Monday, “The first of many steps he plans to take as part of his personal vow to assist those affected throughout their grieving and recovery process.”

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