Deadly blizzard slams Japan

Associated Press
In this photo taken Sunday, March 3, 2013, a policeman inspects the site where a vehicle, center, of Kazuyo Miyashita got buried in the snow along a road in Nakashibetsu, Hokkaido, northern Japan. Kyodo news service says Miyashita and her three children died at a hospital Saturday night of carbon-monoxide poisoning. Heavy snow that fell on the main northern Japanese island of Hokkaido over the weekend has killed eight people, including the family. (AP Photo/Kyodo News) JAPAN OUT, MANDATORY CREDIT, NO LICENSING IN CHINA, HONG KONG, JAPAN, SOUTH KOREA AND FRANCE

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Heavy snow that fell in northern Japan over the weekend killed eight people on Hokkaido island, including a family whose car became buried.

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