Dozens of Young People Suffer Heart Attacks at South Korean Halloween Celebration: ‘This Can’t Be Real’

A South Korean Halloween celebration has turned to chaos as dozens of young people started collapsing after suffering fatal heart attacks in the streets of Seoul.

The event in the nation’s capitol turned even more deadly as the shocking scenes caused a stampede among the crowds of tens of thousands of people.

The number of fatalities hasn’t been confirmed at this time but one attendee claims an on-site police officer has suggested at least 81 deaths so far.

Videos have emerged on social media showing collapsed young people being resuscitated in the streets after apparently suffering cardiac arrests.

WATCH (Warning: Disturbing scenes):

The images coming from the tragedy are heartbreaking as bystanders desperately attempt CPR.

Some reports have emerged suggesting that people were suffering heart attacks due to “overcrowding during the Halloween festivities.”

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The Daily Mail reports:

An official from the National Fire Agency said around 100 people were injured during the deadly crowd surge on Saturday night in the Itaewon leisure district of Seoul.

Reports suggest as many as 50 could have gone into cardiac arrest with multiple others feared to have died.

This is a developing story.

Please check back for updates.

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By Frank Bergman

Frank Bergman is a political/economic journalist living on the east coast. Aside from news reporting, Bergman also conducts interviews with researchers and material experts and investigates influential individuals and organizations in the sociopolitical world.

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