President Yoon Suk-yeol ordered more emergency personnel to be sent to the region and hospital beds to be prepared. Seoul Mayor Oh Se-hoon, who is currently visiting Europe, is said to have announced his immediate return, according to Yonhap. The exact reasons for the tragedy were initially unclear.
South Korea: 59 dead, 150 injured at Halloween celebrations in Seoul
At least 59 people have died and 150 others have been injured during Halloween celebrations in Seoul.