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Shanghai crush: China President Jinping orders investigation

A crush at New Year's Eve celebrations in Shanghai has killed 36 people and injured some 47 others, Chinese officials have said.

It happened in Chenyi Square in Shanghai's historic Bund district overlooking the Huangpu river.

China's President Xi Jinping has demanded an investigation into the tragedy.

John Sudworth reports from Shanghai.

  • 01 Jan 2015
  • From the section Asia