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Dozens of South Korea Halloween revellers treated for cardiac arrest on pavement after stampede in Itaewon

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AT least 100 folks have been injured following a stampede throughout Halloween celebrations in South Korea.

Authorities in Seoul say dozens of folks collapsed and went into cardiac arrest after being crushed by an enormous crowd pushing alongside a slender street.

Dozens of folks have been treated on the streets

Police mentioned round 50 folks have been being given CPR on Itaewon streets whereas many others have been taken to close by hospitals.

It is known there have been round 100,000 revellers in the realm celebrating Halloween when the stampede occurred.

More than 400 emergency employees have been rushed to the scene.

Shocking footage exhibits dozens of victims being treated on the road by medics and folks passing by.

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Choi Cheon-sik, an official from the National Fire Agency, mentioned round 100 folks have been reported as injured through the crowd surge Saturday evening in the Itaewon leisure district.

He didn’t give a selected quantity of the folks being treated for cardiac arrest however mentioned they have been in the handfuls.

South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol issued a press release calling for officers to make sure swift remedy for these injured and overview the protection of the festivity websites.

It is the primary time folks in Seoul have been in a position to have a good time Halloween with no face masks because the pandemic.


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