On 29 October 2022, at least 153 people were killed, and Dozens more were reported injured during a Halloween festival in Itaewon, Seoul.
More than 100,000 people attended the festival. It was the first public no mask required event in three years since covid. The unfortunate incident occurred in one of the narrow hallways of Itaewon-Ro. The cause of the incident remains unclear. A rumour said people got crowded and crashed into each other due to the attendance of one of the idols. While others believe the reason for the loss of many people is drugs or alcohol.
People on the internet were divided into two groups. Group were sad about the tragic incident, mourning the victims' families, idols start to delete their Halloween calibration post on social media. In contrast, others were mad at the published videos of the incident. The videos showed people still calibrating Halloween, dancing near the ambulance, the death bodies, and people getting CPR, and refusing to obey Polic officer's orders when they asked them to leave and go home.