<West Japan Rains> Two Police Officers were Dead after Saving Seven Citizens (Japanese news translation)

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Jul 18, 2018 22:41
On July 6, when the localized heavy rain in West Japan devastated the area, two head patrol officers in Hirosima, Mr. Yamasaki, 29 years old, and Mr. Shinkawa, 28 years old, became missing when they were driving.
They were found dead on July 17 and 18 consecutively.

Telling other drivers, who became stalled due to a landslide, to evacuate, both officers saved the lives of seven people and shed by a muddy stream to death.

Their families kept on visiting the site to search for their corps. Enduring sorrow, they praised their son's behaviors and said, "We are proud of my son".
<西日本豪雨>誘導警官2人犠牲に 遺族「誇りに思う」