Ivory Coast stampede 'leaves 61 dead'

A New Year's Eve stampede in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, has left at least 61 people dead, according to the Associated Press.

State radio reported that many more were injured in the incident which occurred at 2am local time (0200 GMT) after a fireworks display.

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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.