Investigators at the site of the deadly crowd crush in the Itaewon district of Seoul. File photo: Bloomberg
Investigators at the site of the deadly crowd crush in the Itaewon district of Seoul. File photo: Bloomberg
South Korea

South Korea police chief says he was camping on night of deadly Halloween crowd crush

  • Yoon Hee-keun is accused of ignoring his deputies who made multiple calls to him while he was camping with friends 120km from Seoul on October 29
  • At least 156 people died that day after thousands of revellers crowded into narrow streets in Seoul’s popular Itaewon district to celebrate Halloween

Investigators at the site of the deadly crowd crush in the Itaewon district of Seoul. File photo: Bloomberg
Investigators at the site of the deadly crowd crush in the Itaewon district of Seoul. File photo: Bloomberg
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