At least 60 children die in New Year's Eve stampede in Ivory Coast
9:37 AM, Jan 1, 2013
ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (AP) - Ivory coast's official news agency is reporting that at least 60 children died at a New Year's Eve event in Abidjan.
State Media says the victims were crushed after watching a fireworks display. They ranged in age from 8 to 15.
State radio and a fire department rescue worker, who refused to give his name, said that many more people were injured in the incident at about 2 a.m. after a fireworks display in the Plateau district of Abidjan.