Seoul (Reza Shah) South Korean President Yoon Seok-yul and First Lady Kim Kyun-hye held a ceremony in the center of the capital Seoul on Monday to condole the dead and express sympathy and mourning for the victims of the “Halloween” festival. Thousands of people participated in the event, the death toll has risen to 154, including 26 foreigners.
According to the details, the news of the loss of precious lives due to stampede on Halloween came out on Monday, China, Iran, Russia, America, France, Australia, Vietnam, Uzbekistan, Norway, Kazakhstan, Sri Lanka, Thailand are among the dead. , including citizens of Austria and Japan.
The death toll is expected to rise as more than 30 are in critical condition, according to the Central Disaster and Safety Countermeasures Headquarters, in the incident that occurred in a narrow street next to the Hamilton Hotel. A total of 154 people were killed and 149 others were injured. Most of the dead were 20-year-old youths, 6 young students are also among the dead.
Prime Minister “Han Deok Su” has promised that the government will do its best to help bereaved families, including foreign nationals, from covering funeral expenses to speeding up visa services for those in need. The tragedy occurred when a huge crowd gathered in a narrow street that was only 3.2 meters wide. Some people in the crowd began to fall due to unknown reasons. It is said to be the biggest accident in the capital Seoul since the Sampong Department Store accident in 1995. 475 officers are investigating the accident to find out the true nature of the incident.