South Korean Prime Minister Han Duck-soo on Monday promised a thorough investigation into the Halloween crush over the weekend that killed more than 150 people in the capital and plunged the country into a week of mourning.
Officials said the death toll had risen overnight to 154, with 149 injured, 33 of them in serious condition. Citizens from at least two-dozen countries were among the dead. Global Affairs Canada said Sunday that it is “aware that a Canadian was injured in the mass casualty incident.”
Tens of thousands of partygoers had crowded into narrow streets and alleyways of Seoul’s popular Itaewon on Saturday for the first virtually unrestricted
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