Grieving relatives pray at candlelight memorial for victims of Shanghai New Year's Eve stampede that has killed at least 36 and left 47 injured

The fatal crush took place in Chen Yi Square, in the city’s waterfront Bund area, and attracted 300,000 people last New Years Eve. The area is notorious for severe congestion at major events.

Shanghai: dozens killed and injured in stampede at new year celebrations

A New Year’s Eve celebration in Shanghai ended in disaster when a stampede left at least 36 people dead and nearly 50 others injured, marking one of the biggest disasters to befall a major Chinese city in recent years.

Shanghai Seeks Answers After the New Year's Eve Disaster

The New Year’s Eve stampede in Shanghai that killed 36 people and wounded 47 others has prompted urgent questions about crowd control in China, now that the world’s most populous nation enters a winter holiday season characterized by massive gatherings of people and public transportation pushed to the limit.


Shanghai new year crush kills 36

A crush at New Year’s Eve celebrations in Shanghai has killed 36 people and injured some 47 others, Chinese officials say.

Shanghai New Year’s Eve Stampede Kills at Least 35, Authorities Say

SHANGHAI—At least 35 people were crushed to death during a New Year’s Eve midnight-countdown gathering along Shanghai’s riverfront late Wednesday, according to local authorities.

Shanghai New Year's Eve stampede 'totally preventable'

Beijing (CNN)A New Year’s Eve stampede in Shanghai that killed 36 people and injured 49 others was “totally preventable,” local officials said Wednesday.


Shanghai crush: Xi Jinping orders new year investigation

China’s President Xi Jinping has demanded an investigation into Shanghai’s New Year’s Eve crush that killed 36 people and injured 47.

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