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“Running Man” Episode With BTS’s Jin And Other TV Shows Canceled In Light Of Itaewon Tragedy

Viewers are being requested for his or her understanding.

TV exhibits in Korea are canceling episodes scheduled for the following few days following the current tragic occasions in Itaewon.

On October 29, a number of reviews of a human stampede or “crush accident” taking place in Itaewon, Seoul, reached native authorities. The state of affairs turned deadly, with at the least 153 casualties being reported as of October 30, with 82 injured.

Emergency responders working to achieve the group surge victims | @hyunsuinseoul/Twitter

Reportedly, virtually 100,000 individuals had gathered in Itaewon, an space identified for its nightlife, for Halloween celebrations. It was the primary massive occasion after the lifting of social distancing and masks mandates.

When a big crowd obtained caught in a slim alley subsequent to the landmark Hamilton Hotel, issues rapidly devolved right into a state of emergency as individuals started to suffocate and endure from cardiac arrest, with witnesses pointing to “forceful pushing” as the reason for the group surge.

Picture taken moments earlier than the group surge. | TeamBlind

As of 2PM (KST) on October 30, Seoul City has obtained 3,580 lacking individual reviews. Additionally, at the least 19 of the 82 reported injured are identified to be in vital situation, main officers to say that casualties might nonetheless rise.

In gentle of the tragic occasions, quite a few public occasions have been canceled, in addition to TV exhibits scheduled to air over the following few days. South Korea’s President Yoon Sul Yeol introduced in an announcement to the press {that a} interval of nationwide mourning will probably be noticed till “the accident is brought under control,” in keeping with Yonhap News.

As reporter Kelly Kasulis Cho of The Washington Post explains, a nationwide mourning interval was additionally noticed in 2014 throughout which comedy and selection exhibits have been canceled for weeks following the tragic Sewol ferry catastrophe by which 304 passengers drowned.

Among the canceled exhibits within the upcoming days is the episode of Running Man that includes BTS‘s Jin, which was scheduled for October 30. Jin recently released his solo single album The Astronaut.

SBS announced the cancelation of his episode asking for fans’ understanding.

Similarly, SBS additionally canceled music exhibits Inkigayo and The Show, with pre-recording for the latter on Tuesday additionally being postponed. MBC has canceled its scheduled selection exhibits as effectively, together with King Of Masked Singer.

In his assertion, President Yoon mentioned that the nationwide mourning interval will probably be noticed till midnight on November 5.

For extra particulars on the occasions in Itaewon on October 29, click on on the article beneath.

What Happened? A Closer Look Inside The Shocking Itaewon Halloween Emergency

Source: Yonhap News and Yonhap News

Itaewon Halloween Emergency



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