China’s Xi Mourns Over 150 Victims Of South Korea Stampede

  Chinese President Xi Jinping on Sunday sent condolences to South Korea, state media reported, saying he was “shocked” to learn of a stampede at … Continue reading China’s Xi Mourns Over 150 Victims Of South Korea Stampede


South Korea’s South Korea’s President Yoon Suk-yeol (front 2nd L) visits the scene of a Halloween stampede in the capital’s popular Itaewon district, in Seoul on October 30, 2022. At least 149 people were killed and scores more were injured in a stampede at a packed Halloween event in central Seoul late on October 29, officials said, in one of South Korea’s worst peacetime accidents. (Photo by YONHAP / AFP)
Flowers are laid at the scene of a Halloween stampede in the capital’s popular Itaewon district in Seoul on October 30, 2022.¬† (Photo by Jung Yeon-je / AFP)

 

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Sunday sent condolences to South Korea, state media reported, saying he was “shocked” to learn of a stampede at a Halloween celebration in the country’s capital that killed more than 150 people.

“On behalf of the Chinese government and the people of China, I express our deep condolences for the victims,” Xi said in a message to South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol, according to state broadcaster CCTV.

AFP