Almost half of Ivory Coast stampede victims were children

A stampede in the Ivory Coast has left at least 61 people dead - with almost half of the victims children.

The crush happened as thousands left a New Year's Eve fireworks display at a football stadium in Abidjan.

ITV News reporter Martha Fairlie reports:

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Ivory Coast crush kills dozens

At least 61 people were crushed to death in Ivory Coast's main city of Abidjan overnight after a New Year's Eve fireworks display, an emergency official and state radio said on Tuesday.