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Bus crash kills 28 in Switzerland

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

In Switzerland, a bus has crashed into a tunnel wall, killing 28 people.

The bus was one of 3 taking Belgian elementary school students home from a ski trip on Tuesday night.

The vehicle was carrying 52 passengers when it crashed on a highway in the southern Swiss state of Valais, near the Italian border.

The dead include 22 students and 6 adults. Another 24 children were hospitalized with injuries.

Police are trying to determine the cause of the accident.

NHK.