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‘She wouldn’t budge’: Rescue attempt haunts Army couple caught in Seoul’s Halloween crowd crush | Pages Da

At least 158 ​​people were killed and dozens injured in a crowd surge in the Itaewon district of Seoul, South Korea, October 29, 2022. (Riley Watts) CAMP HUMPHREYS, South Korea — Riley and Allyson Watts, an Army couple from Camp Humphreys, are still processing what they saw and what happened to them on Oct. 29 …

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South Korea mourns Itaewon crowd crush tragedy

On October 29, over 150 people lost their lives and more than 140 were injured after a crowd celebrated Halloween in Itaewon, a popular multicultural neighborhood in Seoul, South Korea. As the country lifted COVID-19 restrictions with face masks and restrictions on people, hundreds of thousands of people, particularly young adults and teenagers, flocked to …

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EDITORIAL | Safety Measures for Crowd Control to Learn from the Seoul Stampede

Crammed into an aisle just over three meters wide and 40 meters long with hundreds of other Halloween celebrants, more than 150 people lost their lives and more than 130 were injured in the recent tragedy from Seoul. Almost all of the victims were young people, including two Japanese women. Couldn’t this horrible and heartbreaking …

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South Korea’s President Vows Justice, Police Reforms Over Halloween Crush Tragedy

South Korea’s president on Monday apologized for the surge in Halloween crowds that led to 156 deaths and vowed to hold officials accountable for failing to respond to the incident and implement police reform. President Yoon Suk-yeol called for a “major overhaul” of police services related to risk management and accident prevention, as well as …

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Halloween stampede: Chocolates, flowers and soju as Seoul mourns its dead

Itaewon has been filled with fun and laughter until recently. It’s quiet and somber, the death of 156 people in a Halloween rush on October 29 casts a dark shadow over the center of the South Korean capital’s glittering nightlife. Some shops are open and many are closed, traffic is light and the air is …

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Sight Magazine – South Korea’s Yoon apologises for Halloween crush, vows justice

November 07, 2022 HYONHEE SHIN Seoul, South Korea Reuters South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol apologized for the deadly Halloween crash in Seoul on Monday, vowing to hold to account any official found responsible for botched responses and to reform police and management systems of security. The October 29 crash killed 156 people, mostly in their …

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Thousands attend candlelight vigils for Halloween disaster victims across South Korea

Candlelight vigils and rallies have been held across South Korea to commemorate the 156 people killed in a Halloween crowd crush as public anger grows over one of the country’s deadliest disasters in time. of peace. Key points: Candlelight vigils were held in cities across South Korea, including Seoul, Busan and Jeju, to commemorate the …

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South Korean mourners demand justice for Itaweon Halloween deaths in Seoul, telling President Yoon Suk-yeol’s government to ‘step down’

Thousands of grief-stricken South Korean residents took to the streets of Seoul to hold candlelight vigils and demand retaliation for the 156 people who died in a Halloween crowd crush. On October 29, around 100,000 people gathered in Seoul’s Itaewon nightclub district to celebrate the first Halloween event in three years, but as the crowds …

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taeyong: NCT’s Taeyong apologises for ‘bad memories’ after K-pop group cuts short concert over fans fainting

To rewind a bit, NCT 127’s final show in Jakarta was canceled due to safety concerns. More than 30 supporters fainted at the scene due to excessive crowding and pressing concerns. Due to the recent terrible Itaewon Halloween tragedy, the organizers abruptly ended the concert. After the band played their hit “Touch,” the venue’s lights …

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