Muscat – The Sultanate of Oman has expressed condolences and sympathy on the stampede in the South Korean capital Seoul on Saturday night. A statement issued by ONA said, ‘The Sultanate of Oman expresses its sympathy with the Republic of Korea over the stampede that took place in Seoul.’
The sultanate further expressed its condolences to the friendly Korean government and people, and to the families of the victims, and wished for a speedy recovery of the injured.
At least 151 people were killed and another 82 injured while celebrating Halloween in the South Korean capital. The deadly crowd crush took place during festivities in the Itaewon district.