A person in his 70s reportedly handed away in Seoul after being hit by a rock thrown from a high-rise constructing.
In keeping with the Seoul Nowon Police Station and Gangbuk Hearth Station, on November 17, an aged man, recognized as Mr. Kim, died after sustaining a head damage. He was strolling round an house complicated in Wolgye-dong, Nowon-gu, the place he was a resident when he was hit on the top by a rock thrown from about ten flooring up.
The hearth division was notified swiftly that an aged man had collapsed and was bleeding from his head. However by the point the primary responders arrived, Mr. Kim had already handed away. After confirming his dying, the fireplace division handed the case over to the police.
It was found that the stone that killed Mr. Kim was thrown by a lower-grade elementary faculty boy who lives in the identical house constructing. The rock was reportedly as huge as an grownup male’s fist.
The police are at present investigating the exact circumstances of the incident, specializing in the kid who threw the stone and his guardian. Nonetheless, they’ve made it clear that the kid will likely be utterly excluded from felony legal responsibility as a result of he’s lower than 10 years of age. He would even be granted the protections offered below the juvenile regulation.
The incident, nonetheless, has incited extreme backlash from netizens who really feel that the kid is sufficiently old to know concerning the risks of throwing issues from buildings. Many additionally criticized the mother and father for not educating their youngster correctly, which in the end led to such tragedy.