Source Title: serious car accident in Sejong, South Korea
China News Agency, Seoul, February 1 (Reporter Zeng NAI) – according to the confirmation of the Chinese Embassy in South Korea, six Chinese citizens died in a car accident in Sejong City, South Korea on the 1st.
According to South Korean police, on the morning of the 1st South Korean time, a traffic accident occurred on a highway near Jinnan in Shizong City, causing 7 deaths and 5 injuries among 12 people inside the vehicle after a vehicle hit a road sign and overturned. The police are investigating the specific cause of the accident.
According to a notice issued by the Chinese Embassy in South Korea on the afternoon of January 1, it has been confirmed that six of the dead and four of the injured were Chinese citizens in the accident. South Korea has announced the Korean list of the dead and injured.
The Chinese Embassy in South Korea immediately launched the emergency mechanism. Xing Haiming, Chinese ambassador to South Korea, said that he attached great importance to this. The consul in charge has called the South Korean police and Shizong city hall to ask for detailed personal information of the Chinese citizens who died or injured, and urged the South Korean side to find out the cause of the accident as soon as possible and cooperate with our Embassy in dealing with the aftermath. (end)