At least 60 children die in New Year's Eve stampede in Ivory Coast

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.


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