1 killed and 16 injured in volcanic eruption and avalanche in Japan

  • A sudden volcanic eruption in Mount Kusatsu-Shirane was witnessed on Tuesday in Japan. The eruption has led to an avalanche in the country. The avalanche has hit a ski resort after which at least 16 people were injured and a soldier died. As per the reports of local media, the volcanic eruption caused the rocks to rain down on the skiers near Kusatsu in central Japan. The meteorological agency of Japan has issued a warning and has restricted them from going out.