‘Inkigayo’ canceled today (30) as a result of the Itaewon crushing accident

The 1160 episode of ‘Inkigayo’ is canceled.

On the morning of the 30th, SBS’s “Inkigayo” announced the cancellation of the broadcast on its official website and SNS under the title of “Inkigayo Pre-recording and Live Schedule Cancellation Guide on October 30.”

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On this day, ‘Inkigayo’ side said, “Today, on October 30th, Inkigayo (1160 episode) will be canceled. Accordingly, we would like to inform you that today’s pre-recorded and live broadcast has also been canceled. Thank you for your understanding.” 

The reason for the cancellation was not disclosed, but it seems to have been decided due to the aftermath of the crush accident in Itaewon-dong, Seoul the previous day. Many casualties were caused by the accident caused by a large crowd in Itaewon in a heightened atmosphere ahead of Halloween.

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According to Yonhap News Agency, 149 deaths and 76 injuries were counted by 6 a.m. that day, and fire authorities are setting up a missing person reception center at Hannam-dong Community Center in Yongsan-gu, Seoul, and checking for any additional damage.

Source: Daum

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