19 years after the fall of Shin-Okubo Station The bereaved family of a Korean student is silent January 26 at 14:34
It has been 19 years since the Korean students who tried to help a man who fell on the track at Shin-Okubo Station on the JR Yamanote Line were hit by a train and died 26 days ago, and the bereaved family of an international student visited the site and went to silence. I offered it.
On January 26, 2001, a Korean student Lee Soo-hyun (Li Shu-ken) (26) and a photographer Shiro Sekine (47) at a train station at Shin-Okubo Station on the JR Yamanote Line, He got down on the railroad to help and all three were killed by the train.
Around the 19th year, 26 days after the accident, Mr. Lee's mother, Shin Yun-chan, came to Japan and visited Shin-Okubo Station.
Shin turned a bouquet on a memorial plate on the station yard, quietly joined hands at the home where the accident took place, and offered silence.
Lee died in Japan saying, "I want to be a bridge between Japan and Korea."
After the accident, Mr. Lee's parents created a scholarship system based on the donations received, and so far about 960 international students have studied in Japan with the support.
Recently, Japan-South Korea relations have been chilled due to the issue of "recruitment" during the Pacific War, but Mr. Shin said, "I think my son sincerely hopes that Japan-South Korea relations will improve. Please support me. "