74-year-old man rescued 1 week after going missing in Northern Alps
Japan Today -- Aug 21
A 74-year-old man was rescued in the Northern Japan alps on Sunday, a week after going missing, police said.

Kiyoyuki Tsutsui from Hiroshima said he had eaten pieces of chocolate and drunk water from mountain runoffs while keeping himself warm with his raincoat, according to the police. He was found debilitated but his condition is not life-threatening.

Tsutsui slipped on a trail at an altitude of about 1,000 meters in Kurobe, Toyama Prefecture, at around 4 p.m. on Aug 13 and then fell about 10 meters down a slope.

北アルプスで1週間前に滑落し、連絡が取れなくなっていた74歳の男性が20日朝に発見され、無事救助されました。 警察によりますと、広島市の筒井清之さんは、10日から5日間の予定で北アルプスの白馬岳に入り、12日に唐松岳頂上の山荘に宿泊した後、行方が分からなくなっていました。
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