61 die in Ivory Coast stampede

New Year’s revelers suddenly panic; most of dead youngsters

Posted: January 2, 2013 at 5:22 a.m.

A crowd stampeded early Tuesday after leaving a New Year’s fireworks show in Ivory Coast’s main city, killing 61 people — many of them children and teenagers — and injuring more than 200, rescue workers said.

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Front Section, Pages 5 on 01/02/2013