SEOUL, Oct. 30 : Around 50 people were suspected to have gone into cardiac arrest in a stampede accident that occurred at a district of the South Korean capital Seoul, multiple local media reported Saturday.

An unidentified celebrity visited a bar in the nightlife hub Itaewon district in Seoul, which drew a massive crowd, according to the local broadcaster YTN.

About 50 people suffered cardiac arrest at about 11:30 p.m. local time following the stampede accident in connection with the Halloween celebration, Yonhap news agency reported.

A total of 81 rescue reports on difficulty in breathing were delivered to the firefighting authorities. Rescue workers were reportedly sent to the scene for cardiopulmonary resuscitation. (Xinhua)

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