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checked out the local atmosphere, and this time we will go to Gwanghwamun Square in Seoul, which is a symbol of street cheering for the World Cup.

This year, the city of Seoul has conditionally approved street cheering.

We will connect you on site.

Reporter Kim Sang-min, in fact, I had an accident a while ago, so I was worried if I could cheer on the street. How is the atmosphere right now?


Even in this Gwanghwamun Square where music is playing, people dressed in red are gradually gathering.

The organizers, the Red Devils, are planning to induce people to sit in order starting from the front of the square, where the main stage is set up.

The organizers plan to display subtitles commemorating the victims on the stage screen in consideration of the disaster last month, and decided to reduce the proportion of performances in the pre-event starting at 8:00 pm than in previous years.

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that respect, the number of safety personnel on site is increasing, and safety is more concerned than ever?


] Yes, that's right.

Not only the organizers, who tripled the number of safety personnel compared to the last World Cup, but also the police, firefighting, and Seoul Metropolitan Government, are all on the alert.

At Gwanghwamun Square, there are currently 8 police riot squads and commandos with about 500 people deployed.

The police plan to gradually open the lanes when crowds gather to reduce the density, but one lane has been left as an emergency passage in case of emergency.

The fire department has also distributed 4 ambulance teams and 2 rescue teams.

The Seoul Metropolitan Government is also planning to induce dispersal so that people on their way home from the game are not crowded in one subway station.

The last train time of the Seoul subway will be maintained as usual, but lines 2, 3 and 5 will operate more, and the last train of 46 city bus routes passing through Gwanghwamun will be extended to 0:30 tomorrow based on the departure from Gwanghwamun.

Gwanghwamun Square has been there, praying for the promotion of our national team and the safety of spectators.

(Video coverage: Lee Seung-hwan, Lee Chan-soo, Yang Hyeon-cheol, Lee Sang-hak, video editing: Lee Sang-min, on-site progress: Shin Jin-soo)