At Least 35 People Reportedly Killed In New Year’s Eve Stampede In Shanghai





” At least 35 New Year’s Eve revellers have been killed in a stampede in Shanghai. Chinese state media has reported a further 42 people have been injured in the crush.

  The carnage began in crowded conditions shortly before midnight on December 31, as people packed the waterfront Bund district to welcome the New Year, according to a local government statement.

  Unconfirmed reports on social media site Weibo suggested partygoers had thrown fake US dollar bills or coupons into the air at a nearby nightclub immediately prior to the crush, prompting a scramble.”