It has been four years since 27 days since the accident in which high school students who were training in mountain climbing in Nasu Town, Tochigi Prefecture were involved in an avalanche and eight people died.
A flower stand was set up near the site, and visitors were laying flowers.
In March 2017, at Mt. Chausu in Nasu Town, Tochigi Prefecture, a high school mountaineering area that was undergoing mountaineering training was involved in an avalanche, killing a total of eight students and one teacher, and injuring 12 others. I did.
On the 27th, four years after the accident, people visited the flower stand overlooking the site one after another from the morning, laying flowers and holding hands.
A 61-year-old man living in the area said, "I was shocked at the time because I had children of the same age as the victims. As a local person, I think I should never forget this accident. I was talking.
A man in his 40s who visited from Nakagawa Town in the prefecture said, "I also climb the winter mountains, so I have learned about the dangers of avalanches and snowy mountains since this accident. I wonder if it has already been four years. I want to remember the accident and engrave it in my heart. "
Regarding this accident, police sent documents to three teachers who led the accident on suspicion of accidental fatal injury, saying that continuing training even though they could foresee the possibility of an avalanche led to the accident. , We are continuing to investigate whether the prosecution can hold criminal liability.