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South Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs: 4 of the dead in the Atlanta shooting were Korean

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The South Korean government is still learning whether the four victims were South Korean citizens and the identities of the other four dead. (Yonhap News Agency)

The South Korean government is still learning whether the four victims were South Korean citizens and the identities of the other four dead.

South Korea’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirmed that four of the eight dead in the three in Atlanta Shooting, Georgia, USA, were of Korean origin. It is reported that the eight deceased were all women.

Yonhap News Agency reported that South Korean Foreign Ministry officials said that the South Korean consulate in Atlanta has confirmed that the four deceased were of Korean origin.

The South Korean government is still learning whether the four victims were South Korean citizens and the identities of the other four.

After the shooting, the South Korean Consulate-General in Atlanta immediately sent people to the scene to understand the specific situation of the victims of the local Koreans, and if necessary, they will provide the necessary consular assistance in a timely manner.

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