14 dead in Japan bus crash

  • At least 14 people were killed and 27 injured when a bus veered off a mountain road in Japan. As per media reports, the bus, which had 41 people on board, was heading from Tokyo to a ski resort in Nagano prefecture in central Japan. The accident occurred on early Friday near Karuizawa town. It is not immediately known as to what caused the accident. An investigation has been launched.