An increasing number of part-time workers thrown out of their jobs because of the recession and with nowhere else to go are heading to Tojinbo, a popular sightseeing destination — and suicide spot — in Fukui Prefecture, according to a local nonprofit organization.

The NPO, which regularly patrols the site, says that in November it talked six people out of jumping from Tojinbo’s famous cliffs overlooking the Sea of Japan.

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