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Devastation: Experts have suggested that crowd loading caused the bridge to sway, inciting a stampede of people

Bridge sway feared cause of Cambodian festival tragedy

Inadequate crowd control on a new footbridge has been identified as the main cause of a festival stampede last week that left over 350 people dead in Cambodia.

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