▲ Up
 
08:14 20-08-2017
АКИpress CA-News Tazabek Turmush
ADVERTISE WITH US SUBSCRIBE
KazakhstanKyrgyzstanMongoliaTajikistanTurkmenistanUzbekistanWorld
POLITICSBUSINESSINCIDENTSSOCIETYCULTURESPORTANALYSISSCIENCE
Kazakh plunges to death at Seoul's newly opened aerial park
10:05, 30 May 2017, 970
Twitterfacebookprint

AKIPRESS.COM - A 32-year-old Kazakh has jumped off a new public park converted from an old overpass near Seoul Station in the center of the capital, Yonhap news agency reported citing police.

The Kazakh, whose identity was withheld, jumped off the park at around 11:50 p.m. Monday and was rushed to a hospital but was pronounced dead at around 7:50 a.m. the next day. Police said they could not find a suicide note.

The incident took place just 10 days after the new park opened to the public earlier this month. The construction project for the park began in 2014, after Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon announced the start of the project to build a Seoul version of Manhattan's High Line Park.

A total of 835,200 citizens have visited the park as of Monday.

Police said they are investigating the details of the incident.


Full access to all news articles in English

1 month2000 somsubscribe
year20000 somsubscribe
These subscription fees are for private individuals only. Please contact us via phone +996 (312) 900-776 or email info@akipress.org for corporate subscription inquiries
Twitterfacebookprint
LATEST NEWS
© AKIpress News Agency - 2001-2017. All rights reserved
Republication of any material is prohibited without a written agreement with AKIpress News Agency. Any citation must be accompanied by a hyperlink to akipress.com.
Our address:
Moskovskaya str. 189, Bishkek, the Kyrgyz Republic
e-mail: english@akipress.org, akipressenglish@gmail.com;
Tel/Fax: +996(312)90-07-75