60 Crushed to Death After Fireworks in Ivory Coast

Victims mainly children between the ages of 8 and 15

By Kate Seamons,  Newser Staff

Posted Jan 1, 2013 10:14 AM CST

(Newser) – More NYE tragedy: At least 60 people were crushed to death in a stampede after a fireworks display in the Ivory Coast's main city of Abidjan this morning. The BBC reports that it's unclear what caused the stampede, which took place near a...   Read full story »


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