A member of a safety patrol skis on a slope in western Japan. Photo: AFP

Eight foreigners caught in avalanche on Japan’s Hokkaido, one unconscious

  • Earlier media reports suggested that the whole group was French, with one unconscious man in ‘cardiopulmonary arrest’
  • The group of six men and two women was skiing off-piste, when the avalanche struck midafternoon at the Tomamu resort
Topic |   Japan
A member of a safety patrol skis on a slope in western Japan. Photo: AFP
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