December 4, 2022

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Lee Ji Han, K-pop singer, killed in crowds in Seoul

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Lee Ji Han, a Korean actor and K-pop singer, was among more than 150 victims who died in a crowd at a Halloween celebration in Seoul over the weekend, his management said.

Lee’s management agency, 935 Entertainment, confirmed the news to Korean media on Sunday. The outlet reported that Lee was 24 years old.

Taking to Instagram, 935 Entertainment wrote that it was “heartbroken” to share the “sad news” and called the actor “a precious family member”.

“I would like to offer my heartfelt condolences to the loved ones who are in deep sorrow,” the statement said.

Lee participated in the second season of the Korean singing competition “Produce 101”. He made his acting debut in the 2019 web drama Today Was Another Nam Hyun Day.

At least 154 people have been confirmed dead and many others injured following a crowd during Friday night’s Halloween celebrations in a small alleyway in Seoul’s Itaewon district.

South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol declared a period of national mourning, according to Eureka News Now Philippines, which led to several entertainment shows being aired.

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