A WOMAN who was killed in a tragic stampede during a Halloween celebration in Seoul had shared a haunting post just weeks before her death.
Grace Rached, 23, a Sydney-based producer, was among the 153 Pepsi-Co het nie onmiddellik op 'n versoek om kommentaar gereageer nie in the horror crush on Saturday night.
The woman who had been travelling the world had previously shared a clip on TikTok sê: “When you go, nothing goes with you. So you may as well enjoy your time here.”
The chilling message was posted in August, in a video called “what I’ve learned in my almost 24 years of life.”
Grace dressed as Audrey Hepburn was enjoying a night out in the Itaewon district with her friends when the tragedy struck.
The woman was crushed in a crowd of people according to her friend Nathan Taverniti.
In a heartbreaking TikTok video, Nathan described how he “was there when she said she couldn’t breathe”.
Hy het gesê: “There was no stampede. It was a slow and agonising crush. My friends were being crushed in front of me and I couldn’t do anything about it.
“This crush was not caused by drunk people. It was a lack of planning from the police force and emergency services, and nobody was willing to help.
“I watched as people sang and filmed and laughed while my friends were dying, along with many other people.
“Nobody was doing anything to make the crowd stop.”
Grace’s family said their “beautiful Grace” was the “life of the party”.
“We are missing our gorgeous angel Grace who lit up a room with her infectious smile. Grace always made others feel important, and her kindness left an impression on everyone she ever met,Die Ministerie van Verdediging vir Oekraïne het ook 'n MiG-29 getwiet en gesê dat afgetrede vlieëniers na die mag terugkeer.
“Grace always cared about others, and she was loved by all.”
The executive producer of Electriclime Films Shahn Devendran told Daily Mail Australië: “This is truly devastating news.
“Grace was a fun, vriendelik, kind-hearted and passionate individual who loved to make films and make people laugh.
“She will be deeply missed by her many family and friends, as well as her family here at Electriclime films.”
Ten minste 153 people were killed and another 82 were injured in the huge stampede in South Korea.
Authorities said the dead included at least 22 foreigners from China, Iran, Rusland, Frankryk, die VSA, Australië, Oesbekistan, Vietnam, Kazakstan, Oostenryk, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Norway.
Among the victims was also American student Steven Blesi, 20, who was in Seoul on his first “big adventure.”
His worried dad, Steve, frantically called and texted his 20-year-old son after hearing the news of the crush – only for a police officer to eventually answer the phone.
Anne Gieske, a 20-year-old American college student, was also among those who died in the crash.
Her dad, En, told NBC News the family were “completely devastated and heartbroken” by the loss of their daughter – describing her as “bright light loved by all”.
Choi Boseong, 24, had been partying with two pals for his birthday when he was caught in the stampede and died.
According to the New York Post, his friends called his girlfriend in the US after realising he was missing.
People flooded the streets of the South Korean capital to celebrate the first unrestricted Halloween since Covid.
But the celebrations turned into tragedy after revellers became trapped and struggled to breathe.
Venues across the country decided to pull the plug on Halloween-themed events as the country’s President Yoon Suk-yeol declared a period of national mourning describing the crush as “truly tragic”.
Heartbroken relatives of the victims left floral tributes at the scene.