Africa

  • A soldier stands next to the belongings of people involved in a stampede in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, January 1, 2013.
  • Ivorian President Alassane Ouattara's wife Dominique visits people injured in a stampede that occurred after a New Year's Eve fireworks display in Abidjan, January 1, 2013.
  • People injured in a stampede lie on hospital beds in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, January 1, 2013.
  • A view of a pit in Plateau district where a stampede occurred after a New Year's Eve fireworks display in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, January 1, 2013.
  • Shoes are seen along a street where a stampede occurred after a New Year's Eve fireworks display in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, January 1, 2013.

Ivory Coast Mourns Stampede Victims

Published January 02, 2013

The Ivory Coast is holding three days of national mourning, following a stampede that killed at least 60 New Year's revelers.


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