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 slim street.

Dozens of folks have been treated on the streets

Police stated round 50 folks had 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 staff had 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, stated round 100 folks had been reported as injured throughout the crowd surge Saturday night time in the Itaewon leisure district.

He didn’t give a particular quantity of the folks being treated for cardiac arrest however stated they had been in the handfuls.

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

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It is the primary time folks in Seoul have been capable of have fun Halloween with out a face masks because the pandemic.


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