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More travel chaos in Japan

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TOKYO - Road, rail and air travel services in Japan faced further disruptions on Saturday after a fresh snowstorm killed three people and injured 850 others following last week's deadly blizzard. 

Snow began falling Friday morning in Tokyo and piled up to 26 centimetres by early Saturday, a week after the heaviest snowfall in decades left at least 11 people dead and more than 1,200 injured across the country.

A driver was killed on Friday in a crash involving his car and a truck on an icy road in Shiga, central Japan, while a farmer died after a tractor overturned on a snow-covered road in southwestern Oita.

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