Report: Ivory Coast New Year crush kills at least 60

About 60 people have died and 200 have been injured in a stampede during New Year celebrations in the Ivory Coast.

Local media reports the incident happened in the early hours of Tuesday in the central Plateau area of Abidjan.

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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.