The South Korean pop star Rain
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Fans cheer as S Korean star Rain ends military service

Hundreds of fans waited outside Seoul's Defence Ministry to cheer South Korean pop singer and actor Rain as he was released from mandatory military service after 21 months.

The 31-year-old K-pop star, whose real name is Jung Ji-Hoon, had to complete military service as it is mandatory for all able-bodied South Korean men.

Roopa Suchak reports.

  • 10 Jul 2013
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