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Shanghai New Year stampede kills 36

People watching a light show at the Bund before the stampede took place. Witnesses said partygoers had scrambled for fake money thrown from a building, others downplayed its likelihood as the cause and said huge crowds were to blame.


A NEW Year stampede on Shanghai's historic waterfront killed at least 36 revellers and injured dozens more, mostly women, as police admitted that fewer officers than previously were on duty at the area.

While some witnesses said partygoers had scrambled for fake money...

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