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01/01/2013 2013 Houphouët-Boigny stampede


Tragedy at new year celebrations in Ivory Coast


60 Crushed to Death in Ivory Coast New Years Fireworks Stampede

The 2013 Houphouët-Boigny stampede occurred as crowds departed a New Year's Eve fireworks display in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. It resulted in 61 deaths and over 200 injuries, mostly women and children. This was the second time in four years that a fatal stampede occurred at the stadium.
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