Shanghai new year stampede

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Added On January 1, 2015

A stampede at New Year's Eve celebrations in east China's Shanghai has killed 35 people and injured some 42 others.
 
World News has more.
 
The accident happened on the Chenyi Square of Shanghai's bund area at around 11:35 pm local time.
   
A witness said some coupons that looked like "dollar bill" were being thrown from a building's third-floor window near the Bund and people standing along the river bank started to scramble for these coupons.
   
The city has set up a working team for rescue operations and to deal with the aftermath.
   
Cause of the accident is under investigation.