Xmas shopper killed in stampede

A SUPERMARKET worker has been trampled to death in a rush of shoppers at the start of the traditional Christmas sales season today.

A SUPERMARKET worker has been trampled to death in a rush of shoppers at the start of the traditional Christmas sales season today.

The 34-year-old was crushed by bargain seekers who police said “physically broke down the doors, knocking him to the ground”.

Four others were taken to hospital, including a pregnant woman, after the tragedy at the Long Island Wal-Mart in America.


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