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Climbing the mountain of Japan ended in tragedy

July 17 2009

In Japan, on Hokkaido island, not far from the top two-kilometer mountain Tomurausi, killed a group of climbers. On the scene also found the survivors - started an operation to save them.

According to Japanese emergency services, on the mountain due to bad weather conditions had been blocked a group of climbers from 19 people, including employees of a travel company that organized the climb.

According to recent reports, because of bad weather killed eight people and two listed as still missing. In the rescue operation, which involved helicopters, attended by about 40 people, including police and military.

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