A man lays flowers at the scene of the disaster. Officials have defended the decision to punish only lower-level cadres for negligence. Photo: AP

Government officials silent over compensation for victims of the Shanghai stampede disaster

Officials ignore shouted questions about the issue during a briefing into the causes of the New Year’s Eve crush on the city's riverfront that killed 36 people

Topic |   Shanghai New Year's Eve stampede

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A man lays flowers at the scene of the disaster. Officials have defended the decision to punish only lower-level cadres for negligence. Photo: AP
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