Seoul crowd crush

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Itaewon crowd crush: thousands join vigil as anger grows in South Korea
Law enforcement concedes insufficient planning as president belatedly expresses regret for disaster

Raphael Rashid in Seoul and agency

05, Nov, 2022 @11:43 AM

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‘I can’t be protected’: South Korea’s youth tested again by Itaewon tragedy
Crisis of trust is brewing as young people traumatised by 2014 Sewol ferry disaster grapple with another preventable tragedy

Raphael Rashid in Seoul

04, Nov, 2022 @6:00 PM

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Seoul crowd crush: PM and police admit failures as anger grows
Death toll rises to 156, as authorities admit crowd control measures were inadequate before Halloween disaster in Itaewon

Raphael Rashid in Seoul

01, Nov, 2022 @2:37 PM

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Crowd crushes: how disasters like Itaewon happen, how can they be prevented, and the ‘stampede’ myth
Crowd crushes are wholly preventable, predictable and avoidable, experts say. Here is what we can learn from the Halloween crowd crush in Seoul

Samantha Lock

01, Nov, 2022 @4:30 AM

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South Korea opens investigation into deadly Itaewon crowd crush in Seoul
Shops closed and concerts cancelled after Halloween party surge kills more than 150 people, as questions raised over crowd control

Raphael Rashid in Seoul, Gavin Blair in Tokyo and agencies

31, Oct, 2022 @3:37 PM

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A visual guide to how the Seoul Halloween crowd crush unfolded
More than 150 people were killed as mostly young people flooded the narrow, sloping streets of Itaewon to celebrate Halloween

Virginia Harrison and Carly Earl

31, Oct, 2022 @6:09 AM

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‘I don’t know how to live’: grief over loved ones lost in Seoul’s deadly Halloween crowd crush
Mothers and fathers tell of excruciating wait for news before learning fate of the missing in South Korea’s worst crowd crush event

Graham Russell, Raphael Rashid and Cait Kelly

31, Oct, 2022 @6:07 AM

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‘How could this happen?’: Seoul in disbelief after fatal Halloween crush
Residents gathered in Itaewon try to make sense of Saturday evening’s disaster, in which at least 153 people died

Raphael Rashid in Seoul

30, Oct, 2022 @2:10 PM

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‘It was chaos’: how my Halloween night out in Itaewon went from fun to horror
I had seen that part of Seoul busy before, but never like this – I couldn’t move. Then we started hearing fire engines

Raphael Rashid, who was in Itaewon during the crowd crush

30, Oct, 2022 @2:51 AM

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The deadliest crowd crushes of the last decade
Fatal crowd surge during Halloween festivities in Seoul is latest in a series of disastrous crushes around the world

Agence France-Presse

29, Oct, 2022 @9:04 PM

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