Two Russian women died in Seoul

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The number of Russian citizens killed in a stampede in the capital of South Korea has increased to two. This was announced on Sunday, October 30, at the Russian Embassy in Seoul.

As specified in the diplomatic mission, the South Korean police reported another dead Russian woman. Thus, two citizens of the Russian Federation died in Seoul as a result of a stampede, informs RIA News.

At the same time, there is also a Russian citizen among the victims, she is in the hospital of the Novon district with injuries. The Embassy is in touch with the victim’s sister.

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 at Itaewon on October 29.

Around 100,000 people gathered in the Itaewon district of Seoul on October 29 to celebrate Halloween. Killed, according to the latest data, 151 people, about 270 people are missing. After the incident, the President of South Korea declared national mourning.

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