Latest News Wires 31 people feared dead in Mt. Ontake volcano eruption

Japan's second-highest volcano erupted a day early Saturday, likely killing 30 people, injuring 40 others, and stranding hundreds more.

By , Reuters

Thirty-one people were presumed dead on Sunday near the peak of a Japanese volcano that erupted unexpectedly a day earlier while it was packed with hikers out to admire autumn foliage, sending a huge cloud of ash and rock tumbling down its slopes.