Media members gather near a military drill area in Shikabe town, on the northernmost main island of Hokkaido Friday, 3 June 2016.
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Dense forest where Japanese boy Yamato Tanooka was found

A seven-year-old Japanese boy, found alive and well a week after being abandoned by his parents as a punishment, made his way to safety through a dense forest in northern Japan.

On Friday Yamato Tanooka was found by a soldier in a military barracks, just a few kilometres from where his parents left him.

  • 03 Jun 2016
  • From the section Asia
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