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Seoul stampede death toll rises to 146

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South Korean authorities have confirmed the death of at least 146 people due to a stampede in downtown Seoul. People took to Itaewon Street for Halloween. This became known on Saturday, October 29.

At least 150 people were injured, according to the South Korean capital’s rescue services. informs TV channel YTN.

Earlier it was reported that the South Korean authorities confirmed the information about the death of 120 people. The President of the country instructed to provide first aid to the victims. The mayor of Seoul interrupted his visit to Europe due to the state of emergency.

Doctors on the spot carried out resuscitation of the victims, some of them were taken to hospitals.

About 100,000 people gathered in the Itaewon area on Saturday, police said.

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