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Bus Crash Kills 28 in Swiss Alps

22 kids on ski trip among dead

Six adults and 22 Belgian children died Tuesday when a tour bus carrying them home from a ski trip to the Swiss Alps crashed into a tunnel wall near Sierre, Switzerland. The bus hit the side of the tunnel "head on in an emergency stop space," according to police. The tour bus operator has a reputation for safety and officials are not sure what caused the accident. Eight helicopters and 12 ambulances responded. Eight children remain unaccounted for.

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