WW2-era Japanese Soldiers Found in Jungle
Two Japanese men, both in their 80s, were reportedly found in the southern jungles of Filipino island Mindanao. They carried equipment that suggested they were once soldiers. "At this stage we are not saying either way whether or not these two men are in fact former soldiers. We may be in a better position later today," said Japan's consul general in Manila Akio Egawa.
1 Jun 2005 UPDATE
CNN reported that the Japanese investigation was unable to confirm the identities of the two men as WW2 veterans, and had declared it as a hoax. For more details, please visit the CNN article.
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