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Witnesses and families say the tragedy was preventable.

New Year's Eve Stampede Kills At Least 35, Injures Many More In Shanghai

SHANGHAI, CHINA – JANUARY 01: Mourners light candles in the shape of a heart at a makeshift memorial at the site of a stampede on January 1, 2015 on the Bund in Shanghai, China. More than 35 people died and dozens injured during a stampede at a New Years eve celebration late December 31, 2014. (Photo by Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)

The New Year’s Eve stampede in Shanghai that killed 36 people and wounded 47 others has prompted urgent questions about crowd control in China, now that the world’s most populous nation enters a winter holiday season characterized by massive gatherings of people and public transportation pushed to the limit.

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