Kollam: One dies in stampede during mall inauguration by actor Dulquer Salmaan

Thousands of people had gathered to see Dulquer Salman, who had come to inaugurate a mall.

Published: 04th August 2018 06:28 PM  |   Last Updated: 04th August 2018 08:45 PM   |  A+A-

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Dulquer Salmaan (Photo | Dulquer Salmaan/ Facebook)

Express News Service

KOLLAM: One man died and several injured in a stampede during a private event attended by actor Dulquer Salmaan at Kottarakkara near here. The deceased has been identified as Hari, from Thiruvananthapuram. The mishap happened around 2 pm on Saturday.

Thousands of people had gathered to see the actor who had come to inaugurate a mall. During the melee, Hari fell down to the ground. Though he was rushed to the hospital, he could not be saved.

Hari was a heart patient and had suffered a cardiac arrest in the past. Police have registered a case against the mall owner for holding the programme on the road without proper preparations.

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