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Death toll in Seoul stampede rises to three

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A Russian woman who was injured in a stampede in the center of Seoul died in a hospital. Thus, the number of dead citizens of the Russian Federation increased to three. There are no reports of casualties writes Sunday, October 30, TASS.

The stampede tragedy took place in Seoul on Saturday evening. A large crowd gathered on a narrow street in Itaewon, where Halloween parties were held.

The crush ended in the death of 151 people, more than 80 were injured. Some are in critical condition, so the death toll could rise. Police have already identified 140 dead. Among them, about 20 foreigners.

The Russian diplomatic mission expressed condolences to the relatives and friends of the victims, and also wished a speedy recovery to all those injured as a result of the tragic events in Itaewon on October 29.

Shopping malls, parks and other public places in Korea have begun to cancel all Halloween-related events. declared in the country national mourning. It will run until November 5th.

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