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Stampede During New Year's Event Leaves 35 Dead in Shanghai

At least 35 people were killed and 42 were injured in a stampede during a New Year's celebration in Shanghai, on the city's famed waterfront tourist strip known as the Bund, Chinese media reported. The official Xinhua news agency said that large crowds in Chen Yi Square on the Bund led to the stampede, which happened just before midnight. Authorities were working to rescue and aid the wounded. It was not immediately clear what triggered the stampede. Xinhua said many of the...

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