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Rooftop tragedy in Itaewon

By 임정요

Published : May 8, 2016 - 16:16

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A couple fell to their death while kissing on a rooftop in Itaewon on Sunday.

According to the Yongsan police, at around 2 a.m., a 31-year-old man from the United States and a 26-year-old woman from South Africa accidentally fell from a three-story building while kissing precariously close to the banister. 

(Yonhap TV Capture) (Yonhap TV Capture)

Witnesses have reported that the woman fell first and the man, while attempting to catch her, fell after her.

The two were taken to the hospital but did not survive due to head injuries.

By Lim Jeong-yeo (