Texas concert death toll rises as 22-year-old student succumbs to injuries

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By Erwin Seba HOUSTON (Reuters) -The death toll in the Astroworld Festival stampede rose to nine with the death of a 22-year-old Texas college student late on Wednesday, according to a lawyer for the family. A stampede of fans during rap star Travis Scott’s Astroworld Festival on Friday killed nine people between the ages of 14 and 27 and injured scores. A 9-year-old boy remains hospitalized in critical condition, police have said. Bharti Shahani, a Texas A&M University computer science student, died from “horrific injuries” sustained at the rap concert, James Lassiter, a lawyer for the family…

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