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K-pop star Rain finishes military stint

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South Korean pop icon Rain was officially released from mandatory military service Wednesday, with hundreds of fans shedding tears of joy over the star's comeback. 

South Korean pop icon Rain performs at The Colosseum on December 24, 2009 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Rain has been officially released after serving two years' mandatory military service, with hundreds of fans shedding tears of joy over the star's comeback.

About 700 devotees from South Korea and abroad exploded into ecstatic cheers as the 31-year-old K-pop star emerged from the defence ministry building in Seoul, where he had gone to receive his discharge papers.

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