. Itaewon crowd crush: Horror as nearly 150 die in Seoul district « JO LEE MAGAZINE

BBC NEWS/At least 149 people have died in a crush as huge Halloween crowds surged into a narrow street in South Korea’s capital, Seoul, officials say.

At least 76 were injured in the incident in the Itaewon nightlife area which was holding its first unmasked Halloween celebrations since Covid.

Reports describe a desperate scene of people caught up in the crush piling on top of each other.

The cause of the disaster is still being investigated.

More at BBC News





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