Man dies in cave after missing on exploration tour

NAHA, Oct 12 (Kyodo) - Police said Wednesday they retrieved a body of a man who went missing in a cave tour on the southern island of Yonaguni, in Okinawa Prefecture.

The police confirmed the identity of the body as that of Hideyasu Ito, 41, who lost contact with his wife and their guide on Tuesday while participating in the popular tourist activity on Japan's westernmost island. The couple came from Nagoya in central Japan.

An emergency call was made on Tuesday evening, reporting that three people had not returned from the cave tour. The 28-year-old tour guide and the man's 52-year-old wife escaped from the cave by themselves unharmed in the early hours of Wednesday. ...continue reading

Oct 12 (ANNnewsCH) - 沖縄県与那国島で洞窟探検ツアーに参加し、行方が分からなくなった男性とみられる人が洞窟内で心肺停止の状態で見つかり、11日午後に死亡が確認されました。