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Four Officials Fired for Shanghai Stampede

China has punished 11 public officials over the New Year's Eve stampede in Shanghai that killed 36 people at an outdoor waterfront area. State media announced Wednesday that four officials -- the Huangpu district party chief, his deputy, the district security chief, and the deputy police chief -- were fired Wednesday. Seven other officials in tourism, public security, and urban management were disciplined. Investigation results released Wednesday blame the officials for...

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