At least 35 dead, 42 injured in Shanghai New Year´s stampede

January 01, 2015

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SHANGHAI: At least 35 people were killed and 42 were injured in a stampede during a New Year´s celebration on the Bund, a waterfront area in central Shanghai, official Chinese government television CCTV America reported on its website.

It quoted online media company Sina News as saying that masses of crowds in Chen Yi Square on the Bund led to the stampede.

It said authorities were working to rescue and aid the wounded.

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