The body found in The Village of Shiiba, Miyazaki, was found in a landslide caused by a typhoon by a Vietnamese trainee.

Landslide caused by typhoon The body found in Miyazaki Shiiba Village was found at 5:27 p.m. on September 18, 17:27, a Vietnamese trainee.

The body of a man found on the 17th in Shiiba Village, Miyazaki Prefecture, where four people were missing in a landslide caused by the heavy rain of Typhoon No. 10, was confirmed as a 22-year-old Vietnamese technical intern trainee whose whereabouts were unknown after police investigation.
In the landslide that seems to have occurred on the 6th of this month in Fukurura, Shiiba Village, Miyazaki Prefecture, the office of a construction company and the home of an adjacent manager were washed away, and four people, Katsuko Aio, 68, the eldest son and managing director, Yasutaka Ai, 39, the eldest son and managing director, and Jang Kong Long, 23, a Vietnamese technical intern trainee, and Nguyen Hu Toan, 22, lost their whereabouts.

On the afternoon of the 17th, 10 days after the landslide was confirmed, a man’s body was found in the sediment on the river bank about 3 kilometers below the Nearby Tone River.

Police investigated and confirmed Nguyen Hugh Toan, 22, a Vietnamese technical intern trainee, who was one of four people who had lost track of his whereabouts.

Near the site where they were found, volunteers, including construction company employees, have been searching for the remaining three people since the morning, using heavy machinery to scrape through the sediment.

The family of 22-year-old Vietnamese technical intern trainee Nguyen Hugh Toan, 22, who was found dead at the site in Shiiba Village, Miyazaki Prefecture, where a landslide occurred due to heavy rain caused by Typhoon No. 10, responded to NHK’s interview.

According to Toan’s family, on the 18th, the agency that sent Toan told his relatives that the body he had found was Toan-san.

Toan’s mother, Tran Ti Tho, said, “I have a sister who attends school and a younger brother, so Toan went to Japan to work for her family. He is a very good son. Right now, I’m very sad and want to die. I don’t feel alive. Please let my son return to his hometown as soon as possible.”