Korean package tourist dies in Vietnam… Modetour dispatches crisis response team, including executives and employees

While four Korean tourists who went to Vietnam using a package tour product굿모닝토토 주소 died after being swept away by a torrent, the travel agency that sold the package product took steps to resolve the accident.

According to a report by ‘Maekyung.com’ on the 25th, ‘Modu Tour’, a package product seller, organized a crisis response team of 21 people and began responding locally. It was reported that six executives and employees from the headquarters were also dispatched.

In addition, Mode Tour told the media that if there are any problems such as bad weather, all tours will be canceled and a full refund will be issued.

The accident was announced the previous day (24th) through reports from local Vietnamese media outlets such as ‘VN Express’. According to media, a car carrying four Korean tourists overturned in Dalat, Lam Dong Province, central Vietnam.

At the time, the Korean tourist was enjoying an ‘off-road tour’ along the river between the valleys with a local driver. However, an accident occurred when the vehicle was swept away by a suddenly rising torrent.

Three tourists who were unable to escape the vehicle were found dead, and the driver and a man escaped, but the man also died while being transported to the hospital. The local driver is said to have been slightly injured.

According to local authorities, there was heavy rain for three days in the area before the accident, which is believed to have caused a large amount of rainwater to flow and raise the water level.

Immediately after the accident, this tourist product was completely halted. Vietnamese Prime Minister Pham Minh Trinh reportedly ordered the relevant ministries and local authorities where the accident occurred to conduct a detailed investigation and recovery. Prime Minister Trinh also expressed condolences to the bereaved family who lost his family member in the accident.

According to Yonhap News, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs plans to dispatch a consul to the scene to provide necessary assistance, and is also in contact with the bereaved family.

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