“We were just trying to walk up the steps to see the light show, and then people at the top began pushing their way down,” said a witnesses. It was a tragic moment when at least 32 people were trampled to death and dozens were injured. The light show was canceled. On Thursday afternoon, four city hospitals in Shanghai received people who suffered injuries to be treated. Many victims died before reaching a hospital, according to the authorities. On Thursday, the Chinese president, Xi Jinping, ordered an immediate investigation into the cause of the tragedy.