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Thriller as Seoul mayor vanishes days after planning coronavirus summit with North Korea

Mystery as Seoul mayor vanishes days after planning coronavirus summit with North Korea


A MASSIVE manhunt is on for the South Korean mayor of Seoul who has gone lacking after leaving a chilling message to his daughter.

Mayor Park Received-soon’s telephone has been switched off since he was reported lacking at 5.17pm (8.17am GMT) on Thursday.

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Park Received-soon has been the South Korean capital’s mayor since 2011[/caption]

Park’s daughter stated he “had left residence 4 to 5 hours in the past after leaving phrases like a will” in her police report.

Law enforcement officials stated they’re looking out Seouls Sungbuk neighborhood the place his cell phone sign was final detected.

South Korean Yonhap information company and different native stories have stated that officers, drones and police canine have been mobilized within the north of town for Park’s search.

Officers are additionally stationed outdoors his home.

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Officers stand guard outdoors Park’s home[/caption]

The total message that he left his daughter has not but been disclosed.

It comes solely days after the 64-year-old longtime civic activist and human rights lawyer proposed a serious coronavirus prevention summit with North Korean politicians to create a mixed response to the illness.

An official from the Seoul Metropolitan Authorities, Kim Ji-hyeong, confirmed that he didn’t present up for work on Thursday.

He didn’t say why however Park’s schedules are all canceled, together with a gathering with a presidential official at his Seoul Metropolis Corridor workplace.

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Police seek for Seoul Mayor Park Received-soon in a mountain in Seoul[/caption]

Park was elected as Seoul mayor in 2011 and is the 10 million sturdy metropolis’s first mayor to be voted into a 3rd time period in June 2019.

Park has been thought-about a possible presidential eager for the liberals within the 2022 elections as he’s a member of President Moon Jae-ins liberal Democratic Celebration.

He has continued his activist work as mayor, making him a whole lot of enemies.

He has been closely important of the nation’s rising social and financial inequalities and the historically corrupt ties between massive companies and politicians.

Throughout his first and second phrases, Park established himself as a fierce opponent of former conservative President Park Geun-hye.

He overtly supported the thousands and thousands of people that flooded town streets in late 2016 and 2017, ousting her over a corruption scandal that March.


Park Geun-hye is presently serving a decades-long jail time period on bribery and different fees.

Seoul has been a brand new epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak in South Korea for the reason that Asian nation eased its inflexible social distancing guidelines in early Might.

Authorities at the moment are struggling to hint contacts amid surges in instances linked to nightclubs, church providers, an enormous e-commerce warehouse and door-to-door sellers.

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Officers are looking out the north of Seoul the place Park’s telephone was final detected[/caption]

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Rescuers arrive to seek for lacking Seoul Mayor Park Received-soon[/caption]

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He attended the funeral of controversial former governor Ahn Hee-jung on Monday, July 6, alongside president Moon Jae-in[/caption]

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Park didn’t present up for work on Thursday[/caption]