Behind the human stampede that was generated during the Halloween celebrations in South Korea, which left more than a hundred people dead, the president of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, showed his condolences to the families and friends of the victims.
Through his social networks, the federal president issued a brief message in which he spoke about the tragedy that occurred in the center of Seoul last Saturday, October 29, because according to the first reports more than 100 people were also injured.
“We hug family and friends of those who lost their lives or are injured by the unfortunate tragedy in South Korea. We also send our most sincere solidarity to the people and government of that country”
A similar statement was issued by the Government of Mexico and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (SRE), as they only expressed “their deep regret for the stampede that occurred in Seoul”, So far, there have been no reports of injured or deceased Mexicans. for these events.
The human stampede took place around 11:30 p.m. local time last Saturday in the vicinity of the Hamilton Hotel, located in front of the Itaewon subway station in the city of Seoul. According to the news agencies EFE and AP, 151 dead and 100 wounded were reported In the first moment.
The events were recorded in videos that were shared on social networks, in which a large crowd of people -mostly young- are shown. advance through a narrow street on the occasion of the Halloween celebrations. And it is that every year, the Itaweon neighborhood becomes the busiest space to carry out the celebrations of said festivity.
Thus, what began as a festive event ended in a tragedy that has gone around the world. In this regard, the president of South Korea, Yoon Suk-yeolgave instructions to the Ministry of Health for the deployment of emergency medical teams in cases of disaster to provide specialized treatment to the wounded.
Meanwhile, other videos show the moment when dozens of people received CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) on the streets of Itaewon. At first, it was the young people themselves who tried to revive their companions. Rescuers and firefighters later arrived.
Information in development….