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Stuntman plunges to death, actress injured at mall opening
Saturday, 07 April 2012 | http://www.nerve.in/news:253500457888 | channel: India
"'When Shailendra was enacting the stunt, he lost his grip on the rope and fell to the ground. He was rushed to a local hospital, where he was declared brought dead. Simultaneously another stunt was also being enacted on a jeep being driven by Sayali Bhagat. The jeep turned turtle during the show due to which Sayali Bhagat sustained a fracture of her right arm,' said Gajendra Singh, spokesperson for the SSP -. "
 
Greater Noida, April 7 - A stuntman rappelling down a 60-foot building plunged to his death as people watched in horror while at the same time another stunt went wrong when a jeep carrying Bollywood actress Sayali Bhagat turned turtle during a mall inaugural event in Greater Noida Saturday.

According to police, the accidents occurred at the Great Adventure Mall situated opposite Gautam Buddha University in Greater Noida, near the national capital.

In keeping with the name of the mall, its promoters, EMR Infrastructure had planned some special stunt events on the opening day.

Union Tourism Minister Subodh Kant Sahai was the chief guest at the inauguration, but he left after inaugurating the mall.

The stunt events began after the inauguration programme was over.

In the first incident, stuntman Shailendra Singh Bisht, 30, was rappelling down the glass-walled mall when he lost his grip on the rope after crossing more than half way to the bottom and fell to his death.

'When Shailendra was enacting the stunt, he lost his grip on the rope and fell to the ground. He was rushed to a local hospital, where he was declared brought dead. Simultaneously another stunt was also being enacted on a jeep being driven by Sayali Bhagat. The jeep turned turtle during the show due to which Sayali Bhagat sustained a fracture of her right arm,' said Gajendra Singh, spokesperson for the SSP -.

Senior police officials, including the SP of Greater Noida, were supervising the investigations.

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