S. Korea police admit responsibility for Halloween tragedy


              South Korean Prime Minister Han Duck-soo answers a reporter's question during a foreign media briefing in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2022. South Korea's police chief admitted "a heavy responsibility" for failing to prevent a recent crowd surge that killed more than 150 people during Halloween festivities in Seoul, saying Tuesday that officers didn't effectively handle earlier emergency calls about the impending disaster. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
            
              Mourners weep after they pay tribute to the victims of a deadly accident following Saturday night's Halloween festivities, at a joint memorial altar for victims at Seoul Plaza in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2022. South Korea's police chief admitted "a heavy responsibility" for failing to prevent a recent crowd surge that killed more than 150 people during Halloween festivities in Seoul, saying Tuesday that officers didn't effectively handle earlier emergency calls about the impending disaster. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
            
              South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol, right, arrives to pay tribute to victims of a deadly accident following Saturday night's Halloween festivities on a street near the scene in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2022. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
            
              A man bows to pay tribute to victims of a deadly accident following Saturday night's Halloween festivities on a street near the scene in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2022.  South Korean police investigated on Monday what caused a crowd surge that killed more than 150 people during Halloween festivities in Seoul in the country’s worst disaster in years. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
            
              A man weeps as he pays tribute to victims of a deadly accident following Saturday night's Halloween festivities on a street near the scene in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2022.  South Korean police investigated on Monday what caused a crowd surge that killed more than 150 people during Halloween festivities in Seoul in the country’s worst disaster in years. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
            
              South Korean Prime Minister Han Duck-soo answers a reporter's question during a foreign media briefing in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2022. South Korea's police chief admitted "a heavy responsibility" for failing to prevent a recent crowd surge that killed more than 150 people during Halloween festivities in Seoul, saying Tuesday that officers didn't effectively handle earlier emergency calls about the impending disaster. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
            
              Mourners weep after they pay tribute to the victims of a deadly accident following Saturday night's Halloween festivities, at a joint memorial altar for victims at Seoul Plaza in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2022. South Korea's police chief admitted "a heavy responsibility" for failing to prevent a recent crowd surge that killed more than 150 people during Halloween festivities in Seoul, saying Tuesday that officers didn't effectively handle earlier emergency calls about the impending disaster. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
            
              South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol, right, arrives to pay tribute to victims of a deadly accident following Saturday night's Halloween festivities on a street near the scene in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2022. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
            
              A man bows to pay tribute to victims of a deadly accident following Saturday night's Halloween festivities on a street near the scene in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2022.  South Korean police investigated on Monday what caused a crowd surge that killed more than 150 people during Halloween festivities in Seoul in the country’s worst disaster in years. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
            
              A man weeps as he pays tribute to victims of a deadly accident following Saturday night's Halloween festivities on a street near the scene in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2022.  South Korean police investigated on Monday what caused a crowd surge that killed more than 150 people during Halloween festivities in Seoul in the country’s worst disaster in years. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
            
              Mourners weep after they pay tribute to the victims of a deadly accident following Saturday night's Halloween festivities, at a joint memorial altar for victims at Seoul Plaza in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2022. South Korea's police chief admitted "a heavy responsibility" for failing to prevent a recent crowd surge that killed more than 150 people during Halloween festivities in Seoul, saying Tuesday that officers didn't effectively handle earlier emergency calls about the impending disaster. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
            
              Buddhist monks pray for victims of a deadly accident following Saturday night's Halloween festivities on a street near the scene in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2022. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
            
              South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol, second from left, arrives to pay tribute to victims of a deadly accident following Saturday night's Halloween festivities on a street near the scene in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2022. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
            
              South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol, third from right, and cabinet members pay tribute to victims of a deadly accident following Saturday night's Halloween festivities on a street near the scene in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2022. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
            
              South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol, right, arrives to pay tribute to victims of a deadly accident following Saturday night's Halloween festivities on a street near the scene in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2022. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
            
              Mourners react as they pay tribute to victims of a deadly accident following Saturday night's Halloween festivities on a street near the scene in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2022.  South Korean police are investigating what caused a crowd surge that killed more than 150 people during Halloween festivities in Seoul over the weekend. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
            
              A woman prays for victims of a deadly accident following Saturday night's Halloween festivities on a street near the scene in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2022. South Korean police are investigating what caused a crowd surge that killed more than 150 people during Halloween festivities in Seoul over the weekend. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
            
              A man bows to pay tribute to victims of a deadly accident following Saturday night's Halloween festivities on a street near the scene in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2022.  South Korean police investigated on Monday what caused a crowd surge that killed more than 150 people during Halloween festivities in Seoul in the country’s worst disaster in years. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
            
              A South Korean army soldier pays tribute to victims of a deadly accident following Saturday night's Halloween festivities on a street near the scene in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2022. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
            
              A man weeps as he pays tribute to victims of a deadly accident following Saturday night's Halloween festivities on a street near the scene in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2022.  South Korean police investigated on Monday what caused a crowd surge that killed more than 150 people during Halloween festivities in Seoul in the country’s worst disaster in years. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
S. Korea police admit responsibility for Halloween tragedy