Woman killed by falling rocks at Mt. Fuji
NHK -- Aug 27
A woman with Russian nationality who was climbing Mount Fuji has died after she was hit by falling rocks.

Police and firefighting authorities say they received a report on Monday morning of an accident near the summit.

Responders found the body of a 29-year-old woman and confirmed her death.

Police say she was with a group of climbers who had been using a hiking trail that starts in Fujiyoshida City in Yamanashi Prefecture.

One of the members reportedly said the woman was hit in the chest by falling rocks.

富士山の山頂付近を登っていた女性が落石に当たって死亡した事故で、女性が29歳のロシア国籍で死因は落石が胸に強く当たったことだったことが分かりました。 26日午前5時ごろ、ロシア国籍のドゥブロヴィナ・アンナさんが富士山の頂上から約200メートル下を登っていたところ、落ちてきた石が当たりました。一緒に登っていた日本人の夫からの通報を受けて駆け付けた医師が現場近くで死亡を確認しました。警察によりますと、ドゥブロヴィナさんの死因は、落石が胸に強く当たったことによる外傷性心肺損傷だったことが分かりました。ドゥブロヴィナさんは25日午後9時ごろ、山梨県側の富士吉田登山口から夫と登山を開始していました。
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