SHANGHAI, Jan. 1, 2015 (Xinhua) — Photo taken on Jan. 1, 2015 shows the scene of a stampede that caused casualties among people who took part in new year celebrations in east China’s Shanghai. New Year celebrations in Shanghai’s bund area went astray Wednesday night as a stampede resulted in 35 people dead and 42 injured. The city has set up a working team for rescue operations and to deal with the aftermath. Cause of the accident is under investigation.

Beijing, Jan 1 (IANS) At least 35 people were killed and 42 injured in east China’s Shanghai city during New Year celebrations late Wednesday.(Xinhua/IANS)

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