South Koreans mourn victims at crush memorial

STORY: "It happened because a lot of people gathered (in one place) after the coronavirus outbreak, it would had been better if they (the police) had foreseen the situation," said South Korean resident Sung Hyun-Dong.

The death toll from the crush in a narrow alleyway climbed to 156 with 151 injured, 29 of whom were in serious condition.

At least 26 citizens from 14 countries were among the dead.