Beijing Lantern Festival crowd incident 05/02/2004
37 killed in Beijing lantern festival stampede
Tragedy struck last night when at least 37 people died and 15 others were injured at a Lantern Festival gathering at a Miyun County Park 65 kilometres northeast of downtown Beijing.
At Least 37 Die In China Stampede
A lantern festival marking the end of China’s Lunar New Year celebrations erupted into a stampede Thursday, killing at least 37 people and injuring 15, authorities said.
Stampede Kills 37 in Lantern Festival
A total of 37 people were killed and 15 injured in a Lantern Festival gathering Thursday night in Beijing’s suburban Miyun County, sources with the municipal government said.
Festival stampede in China kills 37
BEIJING, Feb. 5 (UPI) — At least 37 people were killed Thursday in the crush of festival goers crowded onto bridge in a park near Beijing during Chinese New Year celebrations.