Seoul Halloween crush: How the disaster in Itaewon unfolded

Seoul Halloween crush: How the disaster in Itaewon unfolded

CNN — A recent graduate in his first full-time job; a teenager who helped raise his siblings after their father’s death; a foreign exchange student excited about his first trip to Asia. In the seven days since 156 people were killed in a Halloween disturbance in the South Korean capital, the names and stories of … Read more

Steven Blesi: US student killed in Seoul Halloween crush was ‘curious about the world’

Steven Blesi: US student killed in Seoul Halloween crush was ‘curious about the world’

CNN — When he arrived in the South Korean city of Seoul at the end of August, American exchange student Steven Blesi quickly developed a wide circle of friends from all over the world. The 20-year-old from Atlanta studied at the city’s Hangyang University as part of an American study abroad program. He had planned … Read more

2 Koreas exchange missile tests near tense maritime border

2 Koreas exchange missile tests near tense maritime border

SEOUL, South Korea — Air raid sirens sounded on a South Korean island and residents there evacuated to underground shelters after North Korea fired about a dozen missiles in its direction on Wednesday, with at least one of them landing near the rivals’ tense maritime border. South Korea quickly responded by conducting its own missile … Read more

Seoul Halloween crush: Families identify lost items as South Korean police admit mistakes

Seoul Halloween crush: Families identify lost items as South Korean police admit mistakes

Seoul, South Korea CNN — In a cavernous high school in Seoul on Tuesday, grieving families inspected neat rows of belongings left at the scene of the deadly Itaewon street crush. Shoes, bags, glasses, notebooks, wallets, card holders and colorful hats were laid out on makeshift tables and exercise mats along the tiled floor – … Read more

‘Man-made disaster’: Officials criticized over Seoul deaths

‘Man-made disaster’: Officials criticized over Seoul deaths

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) – Seoul police assigned 137 officers to manage a crowd of Halloween revelers expected to number more than 100,000 over the weekend – a decision that has come under intense criticism after more than 150 people died , when the group exploded. By comparison, nearly 7,000 police officers were sent to … Read more

Lee Ji-han dead: K Pop singer, actor Lee Ji-han dies in Seoul Halloween stampede

Lee Ji-han dead: K Pop singer, actor Lee Ji-han dies in Seoul Halloween stampede

Singer and actor Lee Ji-han has been confirmed dead at the age of 24 in a horrific stampede at a Halloween party. Lee Ji-han found fame in a South Korean singing competition before successfully moving into acting. Fans poured in with their condolences for the actor. Agencies working with the actor also expressed their grief … Read more

Seoul Halloween 2022 | Seoul Stampede Video | Seoul News Live | South Korea News | English News LIVE – CNN-News18

Seoul Halloween 2022 | Seoul Stampede Video | Seoul News Live | South Korea News | English News LIVE – CNN-News18

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Live updates: At least 151 killed in Itaewon Halloween crush

Live updates: At least 151 killed in Itaewon Halloween crush

Partygoers leave the scene following a stampede during a Halloween festival in Seoul on October 30.Kim Hong-ji/Reuters While investigators continue to piece together the exact chain of events that led to the deaths of at least 151 people during an apparent crowd surge in the Itaewon district of Seoul on Saturday night, one expert has … Read more

Live updates: At least 146 killed in Seoul Halloween incident

Live updates: At least 146 killed in Seoul Halloween incident

Rescue crews seen in the nightlife district of Itaewon in Seoul on Saturday night.Jung Yeon-je/AFP/Getty Images At least 59 people were killed in the Halloween incident in Seoul’s Itaewon neighborhood Saturday night, according to the Yongsan Fire Department chief. At least 150 others were also injured, the chief added.  The cause of the deaths was … Read more

Seoul: At least 120 dead, dozens more injured after being crushed in crowd surge at Halloween festivities in South Korea

Seoul: At least 120 dead, dozens more injured after being crushed in crowd surge at Halloween festivities in South Korea

SEOUL, South Korea — At least 120 people were killed and 100 more were injured as they were crushed by a large crowd pushing forward on a narrow street during Halloween festivities in the capital of Seoul, South Korean officials said. Choi Seong-beom, chief of Seoul’s Yongsan fire department, said the death toll could rise … Read more