23-year-old dies at packed Skrillex concert in Gurgaon

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| Tuesday, October 13, 2015 - 16:47
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Skrillex Gurgaon

GURGAON:  American star Skrillex created a major buzz in Delhi and NCR during his recent India tour. A three-time Grammy winner, he performed at Leisure Valley Ground, Gurgaon on Sunday amid a huge fan turnout . But the concert turned tragic when a 23-year-old girl lost her life while dancing at the show.
 
Anchal Arora collapsed while dancing at the crowded concert and could not be revived, police informed. 
 
A resident of North Delhi, Anchal was present at the concert with a group of friends. Police sources informed that the ground was packed with a crowd larger than it could possibly manage. 
 
According to the police, Anchal is suspected to have died of a cardiac arrest due to suffocation, but the actual reason will be confirmed only after the post mortem report is delivered. 
 
Anchal’s friends tried to wake her up after she collapsed and immediately took her to a nearby hospital where she was declared dead.  Anchal was the youngest in her family.
 
The police said that they had information of a crowd of 8,000 attending the show whereas the ground actually saw a crowd of over 10,000 turn up at the event. 
 
Before performing in Gurgaon, Skrillex wowed his fans with a breathtaking show in Mumbai on Saturday.  
 

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