35 people killed and 42 injured in New Year celebration stampede Shanghai China

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  1. gregjrichards

    gregjrichards Well-Known Member

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    "China's state-run Xinhua News Agency is reporting that at least 35 people have been killed in a stampede during the city's New Year's celebrations.

    The report cites the Shanghai government in saying that at least another 42 people were injured.

    The report says the death and injuries occurred at the city's riverfront Bund area, which has become notorious for being jammed with spectators during major events, especially New Years."

    Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/art...-light-25-minutes-midnight.html#ixzz3NW2Bkznv

    Terrible tragedy people killed when they should have been celebrating the New Year in safety. R.I.P to all who have died they and the injured are in my prayers.
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  3. LaborDayRN

    LaborDayRN Well-Known Member

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    Tragic! Prayers to all involved.

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