Update 1: Death toll continues to rise as 120 were killed and hundreds were found injured.
Hundreds of people have been critically injured in Itaewon.
On the night of October 29 in Seoul, more than 100,000 people gathered in the neighborhood of Itaewon to celebrate the Halloween weekend. Due to a suspected crowd surge, over a hundredpeople were reported to have suffered from cardiac arrest. Footage ofinjured individuals receiving CPR circulated around social media.
According to the emergency fire officials, the accident occurred around 10:15 PM KST, just before the police received reports that about 20 people have fainted due to a crowd surge.
Authorities are still looking into the exact origins and the cause of this accident. Stay tuned for updates.