New Year's Eve

The scene after 60 people died after crowds stampeded during a celebratory New Year fireworks in Abidjan. Photo: AFP

Ivory Coast New Year's fireworks stampede kills 60

About 60 people were crushed to death in a stampede outside a stadium in Ivory Coast's main city of Abidjan after a New Year's Eve fireworks display.

The tragedy unfolded near Felix Houphouet Boigny Stadium, where a crowd had gathered to watch fireworks.