At least 36 killed and 47 injured in Shanghai New Year celebrations

SHAFAQNA (Shia International News Association) – At least 36 people have been killed and and 47 injured during New Year celebrations in Chinese city of Shanghai. According to some reports, the stampeded may have been caused by peopling rushing to collect fake money thrown from a nearby building. Chinese state media and witnesses have said the incident at Chen Yi Square was partly caused when people scrambled for coupons that looked like dollar bills thrown out of the window of a bar on the third floor of a building overlooking the Bund.

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