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Fireworks cause gunfire scare at Washington Square Park pride celebration

Summary by Ground News
Tens of thousands of people attended Sunday's LGBTQIA+ Pride parade in New York. Stampede occurred after people mistook the sound of fireworks for gunfire, police said. Police told AFP "there were no serious injuries" from the stampede. The atmosphere was largely festive despite the shadow of Friday's US Supreme Court decision to abolish a constitutional right to abortion.
1 month ago·New York, United States

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News18 India

New York Pride Parade: Stampede Reported After Fireworks Mistaken For Gunfire

A stampede occurred at a Pride parade in the US city of New York on Sunday, with hundreds of people attempting to flee after mistaking the sound of fireworks for gunfire, police said.

1 month ago·India
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NDTV

Stampede At New York Pride Parade After Fireworks Mistaken For Gunfire

A stampede occurred at a Pride parade in the US city of New York on Sunday, with hundreds of people attempting to flee after mistaking the sound of fireworks for gunfire, police said.

1 month ago·New Delhi, India
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IBTimes

Stampede At New York Pride Parade After Fireworks Mistaken For Gunfire

A stampede occurred at a Pride parade in the US city of New York on Sunday, with hundreds of people attempting to flee after mistaking the sound of fireworks for gunfire, police said.

1 month ago·United States
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Channel News Asia

Stampede at New York Pride parade after fireworks mistaken for gunfire

NEW YORK: A stampede occurred at a Pride parade in the US city of New York on Sunday (Jun 26), with hundreds of people attempting to flee after mistaking the sound of fireworks for gunfire, police said. "There were NO shots fired in Washington Square Park. After an investigation, it was determined that the

1 month ago·Singapore
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Washington Examiner

Crowd at New York Pride parade sent into frenzy after fireworks mistaken as gunfire

A massive crowd at Washington Square Park in New York was sent into a frenzy on Sunday afternoon during a Pride parade after fireworks were set off and attendees mistook the noise for gunfire.

1 month ago·Washington, United States
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New York Post

Panic grips Washington Square Park after fireworks mistaken for gunshots

Footage from the scene shows a massive exodus of people from the park after the blasts. Police sources confirmed that there were no shots fired.

1 month ago·New York, United States
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