Modi expresses grief over Japan volcano eruption

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday expressed "sadness" over volcanic eruptions in Japan and said his prayers are with the affected people.

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday expressed "sadness" over volcanic eruptions in Japan and said his prayers are with the affected people.

"News of a volcanic eruption at Mount Ontake in Japan is quite saddening. My prayers with the affected," Modi said.

At least 30 people have been killed and about 250 people were trapped following a sudden volcanic eruption in Japan.