A Taiwanese climber who disappeared for 10 days and was found by indigenous residents on Wednesday morning asserted that he had been guided by a phantom couple he met in the mountains, Taiwan News detailed.
The group of 60-year-old Soong Rui-xiong (宋瑞雄), a representative at Formosa Heavy Industries (台朔重工), lost contact with him on Nov. 10 after he ventured out from home to climb in the mountains of Pingtung.
Soong was spotted Wednesday by a neighborhood resident and promptly accompanied to the Chunri Precinct of the Pingtung County Police Department.
As indicated by UDN, Soong utilized stream water and common sugar from plants as his vitality source since he had just arranged nourishment adequate for one day.
With tears gushing in his eyes, Soong offered thanks for the salvage team's relentless endeavors.
He said right off the bat in his climb, he was climbing a stone divider, and lost his glasses, making him become bewildered. He figured out how to discover a cavern, and remained there for a few days, yet acknowledged, if he somehow happened to endure, he would need to wander out.
Soong likewise told columnists that after he left the sinkhole, he met a baffling phantom couple, who he accepted to be the genealogical spirits of indigenous Taiwanese, went with him for two hours and that the trio talked about regular day to day existence as they strolled close by each other.
Soong guaranteed that after some time, he pivoted and couldn't see the couple however rather found the way prompting the foot of the mountain.
The Pingtung County Fire Department said the salvage crucial for 10 days with assistance from 111 cops and firemen, 284 volunteers, and two helicopters.
Salvage laborers comprised of nearby trackers and volunteers from International Search and Rescue and Formosa Heavy Industries.