Shanghai Nixes Famed Lantern Festival After Deadly Stampede

January 11, 2015 5:30 AM

9 0

China's financial hub of Shanghai has canceled its famed Lunar New Year lantern festival in the wake of a stampede that left 36 people dead.

The announcement Sunday illustrates the spreading effects of the Jan. 1 disaster, in which surging crowds trampled people along the city's legendary Bund riverfront walkway.

Also read: The 6 Biggest Employers in the U.S. Right Now

Read more

To category page

Loading...