South Korea Halloween Incident: On Saturday night, a horrific stampede that occurred during a crowd surge while celebrating Halloween in Seoul, South Korea, leftover 140 people dead.
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Halloween incident in South Korea results in over 140 deaths | Source: Twitter
Additionally, there have been allegations of around 150 individuals being hurt in the Halloween event in Seoul\’s Itaewon District, South Korea.
While some of the injured are reportedly in critical condition and sent to local hospitals, others receive immediate medical care. Seoul authorities have not disclosed the precise cause of death. However, Yonhap News Agency claimed that people were experiencing \”cardiac arrest\” and breathing difficulties.
In the meantime, social media has seen the images and pictures from the Halloween event in South Korea, which depict a chaotic scene with people lying in the streets and on stretchers as first responders assist the injured.
The death toll is also certain to rise because officials have not disclosed the precise number of fatalities and injuries. However, dozens of individuals have already sought medical attention at several hospitals.
The incident happened when a crowd of people gathered in an alleyway in Seoul, the capital of South Korea, to celebrate Halloween at around 10:20 p.m. (1320 GMT).
Numerous foreigners were hurt in the incident, according to reports.
Authorities are looking into the precise reason for the incident while President Yon Suk-yeol presided over an emergency meeting with key officials.
#BREAKING: Stampede in #Seoul, #SouthKorea left dozens with cardiac arrest during #Halloween Saturday night. Over a hundred thousand attended the celebrations.#SeoulStampede pic.twitter.com/y8AW5LCFgB
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