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Stampede kills 61 in Ivory Coast

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A man walks in a street as shoes are scattered on the pavement at the scene of a stampede in Abidjan. (Jan. 1, 2013) Photo Credit: Getty Images

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.

U.N. peacekeepers stand on a street in Abidjan
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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)

People walk in a street in Abidjan as
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People walk in a street in Abidjan as shoes and various items are seen on the pavement at the scene of a stampede. (Jan. 1, 2013)

A man walks next to clothing and various
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A man walks next to clothing and various items spread over the pavement at the scene following a stampede in Abidjan. (Jan. 1, 2013)

U.N. peacekeepers stand next to shoes and various
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U.N. peacekeepers stand next to shoes and various items lying on the pavement at the scene of a stampede. (Jan. 1, 2013)

Ivory Coast Alassane Ouattara, left, and his wife
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Ivory Coast Alassane Ouattara, left, and his wife Dominique, center, stand next to a child, lying in a hospital bed after he was injured in a stampede, at the Cocody hospital in Abidjan. (Jan. 1, 2013)

People lie in hospital beds after they were
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People lie in hospital beds after they were injured in a stampede, at the Cocody hospital in Abidjan. (Jan. 1, 2013)

People lie in hospital beds after they were
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People lie in hospital beds after they were injured in a stampede, at the Cocody hospital in Abidjan. (Jan. 1, 2013)

A man walks in a street as shoes
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A man walks in a street as shoes are scattered on the pavement at the scene of a stampede in Abidjan. (Jan. 1, 2013)

An Ivory Coast troop stands next to the
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An Ivory Coast troop stands next to the belongings of people involved in a deadly stampede in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. (Jan. 1, 2013)

Ivory Coast's soldiers run in a street as
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Ivory Coast's soldiers run in a street as shoes are scattered on the pavement at the scene of a stampede in Abidjan. (Jan. 1, 2013)

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