Toshiya Kuge, a 20-year-old Waseda University student, has become the second Japanese to be officially confirmed dead in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the United States, the Foreign Ministry said Sunday.

Kuge, from Tokyo, was on United Airlines Flight 93 that crashed near Pittsburgh, the ministry said. He left for the U.S. on Aug. 29 on a summer vacation and was to return Sept. 12, it said.

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