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U.N. peacekeepers stand on a street in Abidjan as shoes and various items are seen on the pavement at the scene of a stampede. (Jan. 1, 2013)(Credit: Getty Images )

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Stampede kills 61 in Ivory Coast

A crowd stampeded after leaving a New Year's fireworks show in Ivory Coast's commercial center, killing 61 people — many of them youths — and injuring more than 200, rescue workers said.