Singapore: At this time, there are no reports of Singaporeans among the casualties. Seoul stampedesaid Singapore’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) on Sunday (October 30) evening.
At least 153 people were killed and dozens injured as crowds flooded an alley during a Halloween festival on Saturday night in Seoul’s Itaewon district.
Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong sent a letter of condolences to South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol on Sunday.
In the letter, Lee said he was deeply saddened to hear about the stampede.
“It’s especially heartbreaking that so many of those who died were young,” he added.
“On behalf of the Government of Singapore, I would like to extend my deepest condolences and sympathies to the families of the victims.
“Our thoughts are with the people of South Korea during this difficult time and we wish a speedy recovery to all the injured.”
The MFA said Singapore’s embassy in Seoul is in close contact with local authorities about the situation.
Singaporeans in Seoul needing consular assistance can contact the Singapore Embassy in Seoul at +82-10-7204-6240 or the MFA office at +65 6379 8800 / 8855.
https://www.channelnewsasia.com/singapore/south-korea-stampede-no-reports-singaporeans-among-casualties-pm-lee-condolences-3033371 No reports of Singaporeans among South Korean stampede casualties: MFA