(Shadow) Suspected celebrity at Seoul Halloween party shows up in stampede accident, killing many people

韓國梨泰院一場大型萬聖節慶祝活動驚傳「人踩人」意外不幸喪生。   圖:翻攝自推特

A large Halloween in Itaewon, South Korea During the celebration, it was rumored that a “person stepping on a person” was accidentally killed. Photo: Retrieved from Twitter

Seoul, South Korea 149 people were killed in a serious push and stampede accident at a large-scale Halloween celebration in Itaewon, Yongsan District today. After the incident, South Korean President Yin Xiyue held an emergency response meeting, saying that the first priority at hand is to rescue the injured.

Yonhap News Agency reported that this late-night stampede has killed 149 people and injured 76 others. The Associated Press said that at the time of the incident, about 100,000 people had gathered in the area for Halloween celebrations.

The Office of the President of the Republic of Korea stated that shortly after the accident, Yin Xiyue rushed to the office to preside over the emergency response meeting for the Halloween accident in Itaewon.

Yin Xiyue instructed in the meeting that “the top priority now is to transport and rescue the injured and provide timely medical services to all those affected.”

The president also ordered an “immediate” response, including clearing the way for ambulances and other necessary traffic controls, said Lee Jae-myeong, a deputy spokesman for the presidential office.

South Korean Prime Minister Han Ti-soo, Interior Minister Lee Sang-min (Lee Sang-min, transliteration), Seoul Metropolitan Police Commissioner Kim Gwang-ho (Kim Gwang-ho, transliteration) and other officials also attended by video. Meeting.

South Korean local media reported earlier that after a suspected unidentified celebrity visited a bar in Itaewon, a large crowd flocked to the bar, so it was on a narrow street. lead to a push and stampede accident.

Choi Cheon-sik, an official with the South Korean Fire Department, said more than 400 first responders from all over the country, including almost all available in Seoul, are currently dispatched Rescue the wounded at the scene of the incident.

After the incident, Yin Xiyue issued a statement asking officials to quickly treat the injured and check the safety of the venue. He also instructed the Ministry of Health to quickly deploy disaster relief medical teams and arrange beds in nearby hospitals to facilitate the treatment of the wounded.

Seoul Halloween Party Suspected Celebrities Appeared in Stampede Accidentally Killed Many People

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