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At least 149 people are now reported to have been killed during an incident during Halloween festivities in Seoul’s Itaewon nightclub district Saturday night, and 150 others were injured. Authorities are still investigating exactly what caused the incident, but the fire chief said it was a “presumed stampede” through the narrow streets and that many people fell, resulting in casualties. The cause of the incident has not been confirmed, but the chief said there was no gas leak nor fire on site. Most of the casualties are teenagers and people in their 20s.

Prayers

Father, we pray for Your mercy upon the families of the victims who died during this event. Lord Jesus, let the powers of darkness seeking to destroy Your people through ignorance be brought down by Your fiery judgement in Jesus Christ name. Amen (2 Corinthians 2:11, Psalms 9:6).

News Article Sources

https://www.cnn.com/2022/10/29/asia/south-korea-halloween-cardiac-arrest-intl/index.html