Vivid News 24: The road was lined with bodies. One by one, the medical staff is announcing deaths. Stretchers are being used to transport the deceased bodies to the mortuary. Since there is insufficient infrastructure to handle such a big quantity of dead bodies, they are being held in indoor gyms.
The Seoul Halloween Stampede in Itaewon City, South Korea, is like death. According to the most recent figures, there have now been 151 fatalities. In the hospital, 82 more people are battling for their lives. Joyful moments quickly turned depressing. The country is in a horrible crisis as a result of the Halloween celebration.
Three years after the corona epidemic in the country. The young generation flocked to a party in the city of Itaewon. It is reported that more than 10,000 people gathered at the Halloween party organized in the Saru area. Suddenly everyone is desperate to see the celebrity at a nearby bar. Party participants started running in one direction. And that was the problem.
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Hundreds of people were pressed into the crowd. Many died on the spot due to heart failure. The administration says that most of the dead are around 20 years old. There are also several teenagers. 19 foreign nationals are also on the dead list. Citizens of Iran, Uzbekistan, China, and Norway died in this disaster. Of the total dead, 97 were women and 54 were men.
Death due to overcrowding and suffocation!
10:22 PM. Firefighters were the first to report the disaster. Firefighters reached the spot at around 10:38 p.m. By 11:50 a.m., multiple deaths were reported by the fire department. A total of 848 rescuers tried to deal with the situation at the scene. Among them were 364 firemen. 142 ambulances reached that lane. More than 50 people are affected by heart disease.
US-India message of support to stand by Seoul. South Korea
US President Joe Biden has expressed deep grief over the incident (South Korea Halloween Incident). “Jill and I send our condolences to the bereaved families in South Korea. May the injured recover quickly,” he wrote in a tweet. At the same time, Joe Biden has assured all kinds of help. Newly appointed British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak also tweeted. He wrote, “Terrible news coming from Seoul, South Korea. We stand by the people of Seoul during this bad time.”