A Halloween nightmare unfolded in South Korea as dozens of party-goers died and lots of extra had been injured as they tried to benefit from the vacation on Saturday night.
A stampede resulted in at the very least 59 deaths and a few 150 accidents, based on South Korea’s Yonhap Information Company. The stampede resulted in dozens going into cardiac arrest in Seoul’s crowded Itaewon nightlife district close to the Hamilton Resort.
“The highest precedence proper now’s saving and evacuating sufferers, and offering immediate transportation and remedy to victims [heading to] medical establishments,” President Yoon Suk-yeol stated, The Korea Herald reported. The president was reportedly holding an emergency assembly to deal with the scenario as emergency crews responded to the tragic scene.
Video and pictures from the scene circulated broadly on social media. One video shared by the Allkpop Twitter account shortly racked up greater than 2.3 million views. Within the video many individuals may be seen mendacity on the bottom as others try CPR whereas crowds of individuals stand and stroll close by.
Warning: Video comprises graphic content material which may be disturbing to some readers.
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