The South Korean web series Squid Game has got tremendous popularity all over the world. This drama series is being watched a lot and is getting a lot of praise. At the same time, North Korea has declared watching squid games a criminal. There is news of some students being shot after watching this series.
Several high school students in North Korea have been given severe punishment for stealing squid while watching a game, US outlet Radio Free Asia (RFA) reported. Some people who brought the show in USB drives from across the border were shot and students who bought USBs were sentenced to life imprisonment.
The report said that seven high school students in Chongjin city of North Hamgyong province were caught watching a squid game. The 109th Joint Command of Staff took strong action against them. They were sentenced to shoot, life imprisonment as well as 5 years of rigorous imprisonment. Apart from the students, the school principal, youth secretary, and teachers have also been punished. They have been dismissed from their posts.
At the same time, discussions have also started about the second season of Squid Game. Earlier this month, its makers had announced to make a second season. It is known that in South Korea, most TV shows run for only one season. In such a situation, the second season becomes even more special for the Korean fans of squid games. It is being told that this has become the biggest TV show of South Korea to date on Netflix.