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At least 35 people killed in stampede as Shanghai celebrates New Year

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At least 35 people killed in stampede as Shanghai celebrates New Year

At least 35 people killed in stampede as Shanghai celebrates New Year
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At least 35 people have been killed and 42 others injured in a stampede during New Year’s celebrations in Shanghai.

According to China’s official television station CCTV, the crush occured on the Bund, a waterfront area in the centre of the city, as crowds poured into Chen Yi Square.

A massive rescue and first aid operation is currently taking place.