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TVXQ’s Yunho to join military

Yunho, one half of K-pop idol duo TVXQ, will enter military service this year, his label SM Entertainment told media Friday.

His exact enlistment date is yet to be confirmed. 

Yunho of TVXQ. (SM Entertainment)
Yunho of TVXQ. (SM Entertainment)

The announcement came after a Japanese media outlet, the Sankei Shimbun, reported Friday that the 30-year-old singer’s enlistment was approaching. He is reported to have cried at a recent Tokyo Dome concert and said he won’t be able to perform at concerts for a while.

The news also reported that the 28-year-old Changmin of the duo will have to enter military service as well.

The duo finished a tour of Japan with concerts at the Tokyo Dome in Tokyo on April 1 and 2, after touring cities including Osaka and Nagoya.

By Ahn Sung-mi (sahn@heraldcorp.com)
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