Deeply Shocked, South Korea Stampede, S. Jaishankar, World Leaders, Halloween celebration
"Deeply Shocked" by South Korea Stampede: S. Jaishankar, World Leaders
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World leaders expressed their sympathies after a horrific stampede at a Halloween celebration in Seoul on Saturday night resulted in 151 fatalities and 150 injuries. Thousands of people, largely young people and students, were enjoying Halloween in the capital’s congested passageways when the tragic crash occurred. Assuring the bereaved country of India’s sympathy, Foreign Minister S. Jaishankar expressed his sorrow for the tragedy’s victims and expressed his “deep shock” at the loss of young lives.

We are horrified to our core by the death of so many young lives in the Seoul stampede. We send our sympathies to the families of those who lost loved ones. We support the Republic of Korea at this challenging time.

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US Vice President Joe Biden expressed his sorrow for the lives lost and his wishes for the victims’ quick recovery.

Jill and I extend our sincere sympathies to the families of the Seoul victims. We mourn with the people of the Republic of Korea and pray for a speedy recovery for everyone who was hurt. In this terrible moment, the United States supports the Republic of Korea.

Rishi Sunak, the UK’s recently-installed prime minister, also expressed his sorrow over the deadly crush on Twitter.

terrible news from Seoul this evening.

At this very sad moment, our sympathies are with those who are reacting as well as the whole South Korean population.

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The victims of the crush were sent wishes for a quick recovery from Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

I’m extending my sincere sympathies to the people of South Korea today after a fatal stampede in Seoul on behalf of Canadians. I’m thinking about everyone impacted by this tragedy and sending my best wishes for a speedy and complete recovery to all those hurt.

In the meanwhile, Yoon Suk-yeol, the president of South Korea, has proclaimed Sunday to be a day of national mourning.