Falling stone kills climber on Mount Fuji

National Aug 26, 2019

Falling stone kills climber on Mount Fuji

A woman in her 20s was confirmed dead after being hit on her head by a falling stone while climbing Mount Fuji, Japan's highest peak, local police said Monday. An ambulance was called at around 7 a.m., reporting that the woman climbing in a group ...

National Mar 22, 2019

Japanese trekker dies after fall on Nepal mountain

A 64-year-old Japanese man has fallen to his death on a popular trekking route in western Nepal, officials said Thursday. Masashi Nagasawa, who was on an 11-day Annapurna Sanctuary trek with three other Japanese nationals, fell from a cliff Wednesday while returning to his hotel ...

Over 10 people feared 'buried' in avalanche at Swiss ski station

World Feb 20, 2019

Over 10 people feared 'buried' in avalanche at Swiss ski station

An avalanche at a ski station in the Swiss Alps buried several people on Tuesday, regional police said, as local media reported that more than 10 people may have been covered. The avalanche on the Plaine-Morte ski track in Crans-Montana in southern Valais canton occurred ...