THE ASAHI SHIMBUN
December 18, 2020 at 17:55 JST
Self-Defense Forces members huddle to discuss an operation to rescue motorists stranded on the Kan-etsu Expressway due to heavy snowfall. The SDF team gathered at the Echigo Kawaguchi Service Area in Nagaoka, Niigata Prefecture, on Dec. 17. (Kazuhiro Itami)
Hundreds of motorists remain stranded on the Kan-etsu Expressway that connects Niigata Prefecture and Tokyo after heavy overnight snow from Dec. 16 paralyzed traffic. [Read More]
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