Japan: Hikers perish in volcanic eruption, Mount Ontake (Video)

Posted on September 28, 2014 • Filed under: Asia, Japan, Tourists Die, Travel Weather Issues

bbc.com reported the bodies of 31 hikers have been found near the top of Japan’s Mount Ontake a day after a sudden volcanic eruption.The hikers were not breathing and their hearts had stopped. The search for a total of 45 missing climbers has now been called off for the night. The volcano, about 200km (125 miles) west of Tokyo, erupted without warning on Saturday, spewing ash and rocks. Read Article

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