14 killed in Japan bus accident

 At least 14 people were killed and 30 injured in a bus accident in Japan's Nagano prefecture early on Friday, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said.

IANS| Last Updated: Jan 15, 2016, 10:54 AM IST

Tokyo: At least 14 people were killed and 30 injured in a bus accident in Japan's Nagano prefecture early on Friday, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said.

The bus was headed to a popular ski resort in Nagano. The accident occurred at around 2 a.m. local time on Friday, Xinhua news agency reported. 

Police and investigators confirmed that the road conditions were not icy and investigations into the cause of the accident were underway.