Ivory Coast Media Quick to Blame After Deadly New Year Crush



Author:
Euro News
Publisher:
Euro News
Publication Date:
2 January 2013
Tags:
Cote d'Ivoire, Governance, Legal and Judicial Affairs

Families of the victims of a stampede at a New Year's Eve fireworks display in Ivory Coast are demanding to know how the tragedy could have killed so many. Sixty-two people died and scores more were injured in the crush as people were leaving the event in the commercial capital Abidjan. Several victims were young children.