New Year’s celebration stampede reportedly kills dozens in Shanghai.

New Year’s Celebration Stampede Reportedly Kills Dozens in Shanghai

New Year’s Celebration Stampede Reportedly Kills Dozens in Shanghai

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Dec. 31 2014 4:31 PM

New Year’s Celebration Stampede Reportedly Kills Dozens in Shanghai

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Light and laser show in Shanghai as part of a New Year's celebration.

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A New Year’s event in Shanghai turned deadly in the late hours of Wednesday night when a stampede reportedly killed 35 people and injured 42 more. “Sina News has reported that masses of crowds in Chen Yi Square on the Bund led to the stampede,” according to CCTV America. “Authorities are working now to rescue and aid wounded. The cause of the accident is still under investigation.”