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Tragedy in Itaewon
October 30, 2022

Our thoughts are with the Korean people this morning. On behalf of all of us at the U.S. Embassy in Seoul, please accept our deepest condolences to those who lost loved ones in last night’s tragic incident in Itaewon. We hope all of those injured will make a full recovery, and wish to recognize the many first responders and emergency personnel who worked so diligently to save lives. As allies, partners, and friends, the United States stands with the Republic of Korea during this incredibly difficult time.