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Ex-Beast member Jang Hyun-seung to enlist in military this month

All Headlines 15:30 July 12, 2018

SEOUL, July 12 (Yonhap) -- Jang Hyun-seung, a former member of K-pop boy band Beast, will enlist in the military later this month, his management agency said Thursday.

The 29-year-old original Beast member, who left the group in 2016, will enter military boot camp on July 24 to begin his mandatory 21-month military service, according to Cube Entertainment.

"The exact place of enlistment will not be disclosed as Jang Hyun-seung wants it to be a quiet event," the agency said. Jang will spend five weeks in the boot camp before being assigned to an Army unit.

Jang debuted in 2009 in the original line-up of Beast before leaving the group in April 4 to launch a solo album and perform in the project duo Trouble Maker with Hyuna. In July last year, he released solo single "Home" after renewing his contract with Cube.

This file photo shows Jang Hyun-seung. (Yonhap)

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