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Lee Jihan, 24-year-old actor-singer, killed in Seoul Halloween mob surge

According to his management company, Lee Jihan, a Korean actor, and singer was reportedly killed in the weekend’s deadly Halloween crowd surge in Seoul. He had turned 24.

In a statement posted online Sunday, the actor’s company, 935 Entertainment, said that he had died.

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According to the BBC, 935 Entertainment said he was a “lovely and warm friend to everyone” and a “bright and pure person who always greeted everyone with a smile.”

Jihan got a lot of attention in 2017 after he competed for a spot in a K-pop group on the second season of the Korean singing show “Produce 101.” Even though he didn’t win, he changed his career to acting and starred in the high school drama series “Today Was Another Nam Hyun Day.”

At least 153 people died in one of South Korea’s worst disasters in years, and Jihan was one of them.

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Nobody knew why so many people rushed into the downhill alley in the Itaewon district on Saturday night.

Witnesses said that people fell on each other “like dominoes,” and The Associated Press said that CPR was being done on some people who were bleeding from their noses and mouths.

The AP said that most of the people who died were in their 20s and 30s, and 97 of them were women.