2 Japanese women killed in Seoul Halloween stampede

Takayuki Nakagawa / The Yomiuri Shimbun
Rescue workers treat the injured following the stampede in Seoul on Sunday.

SEOUL — Two Japanese women, one a teenager and the other in her 20s, were killed in the stampede in Itaewon, downtown Seoul, the Japanese Embassy announced Sunday.

Local police contacted the embassy, and staff there confirmed the women’s identity.