Fifty people have heart attacks after “justing”.

Jung YEON-JE / AFP Medical personnel treat a man on a stretcher in Itaewon, a popular nightlife district in Seoul, on October 30, 2022. – Dozens of people have suffered heart attacks in the South Korean capital of Seoul after thousands of people crowded the city’s narrow streets. Itaewon neighborhood to celebrate Halloween, local officials said. (Photo by JUNG YEON-JE / AFP)

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This Saturday, October 29, dozens of people were treated for heart attacks in Seoul during Halloween celebrations.

SOUTH KOREA – A scene of devastation on the streets of the South Korean capital. Firefighters said dozens of people were treated for heart attacks in Seoul on Saturday, October 29, during Halloween celebrations.

A fire department spokesperson said 140 ambulances have been sent to the scene to treat the victims. About 50 people suffered heart attacks in Itaewon district, where thousands of people had gathered. l’agence Yonhap.

In South Korea, relief officials talk about a heart attack until a doctor officially declares a person dead, raising fears of a large number. Videos on social media showed at least 20 bodies lining the street and rescuers performing cardiac massage on other victims on the ground.

The victims were apparently caught in a crowd. A struggle “Held near the Hamilton Hotel”After a “A large number of people rushed into a narrow alley near the hotel”The South Korean company continues.

South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol has called for hospitals to be ready to rescue the injured, the presidential office said.

This year’s Halloween celebrations will be the first since the Covid-19 pandemic in which South Koreans have been forced to wear masks outdoors.

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