Itaewon Stampede Disaster: Kpop singer-actor Lee Jihan Dies Halloween Night in Seoul

Seema Rai
Seema Rai

Kpop singer-actor Lee Jihan Dies in Halloween Night Itaewon Stampede Disaster

Lee Jihan’s death was first made public when several of his ‘Produce 101’ castmates, including Park Heeseok, Jo Jinhyung, and Kim Dohyun, paid tribute on social media. Jihan rose to prominence in the Korean entertainment industry after competing in the second season of the Korean singing competition Produce 101.


He began acting roles after appearing on a reality show. He made an appearance in the Korean drama- ” Today Was Another Namhyun Day” in 2019. South Korean Authorities are investigating the Saturday night tragedy. Which killed over 154 Halloween revelers.

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Lee Jihan A singer and actor confirmed dead in a crowd crush during a Halloween celebration in Seoul

According to Al Jazeera, citing local media, the incident occurred when a large group of people rushed to an Itaewon bar after hearing an unidentified celebrity was visiting there.

Social media footage showed several people being helped by rescue officials and private citizens on the scene. As well as many rescue officials performing CPR on people lying in the streets in poor condition. According to local officials, the crowded Halloween celebrations in South Korea’s capital of Seoul took place after Covid restrictions were lifted.

South Korea, over the weekend. His agency, 935 Entertainment, confirmed the tragic news on Sunday, October 30. “It’s true that Lee Ji Han died as a result of an accident in Itaewon on October 29”, “We also hoped it wasn’t true,” the agency representative continued, “and we were very shocked to hear the news.” The agency also asked the public to respect the family’s privacy during this time of mourning, adding: “We are being extremely cautious because the family is currently bereaved. May his soul rest in peace”.

Lee Jihan’s death was first made public when several of his ‘Produce 101’ castmates. Park Heeseok, Jo Jinhyung, and Kim Dohyun paid tribute on social media. “Ji Han has left this world and gone to a comfortable place,” they wrote on Instagram. We respectfully request that you bid him farewell on his final journey”.

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