December 7, 2022

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What do you know about the tragedy that killed 153 people on Halloween in South Korea?

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Social media messages posted earlier in the evening showed some commenting that the Itaewon area was so crowded that it appeared unsafe.

At least 153 people died in a crowd at a Halloween celebration on the streets of Seoul, South Korea on Saturday (29/10), local authorities said.

The death toll continued to rise in the hours following the tragedy. Officials said more than 80 people were injured.

Video taken at the scene shows rescuers performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation, or CPR, and rescuers trying to pull people trapped in the crowd. Some images also show bodies on the streets.

It is still unclear what caused the incident. But according to local authorities, the tragedy occurred at a high point from where some people fell, causing massive crushing.