(Corrects paragraph two to say western France, not southern
PARIS, March 22 Three French schoolchildren were
hurt in the attack near London's parliament on Wednesday, French
The three were students aged around 15 or 16 of the
Concarneau Lycee in Brittany, western France, according to a
report in Le Telegramme regional newspaper.
Prime Minister Bernard Cazeneuve confirmed on Twitter that
the three were schoolchildren.
The report in Le Telegramme cited a fellow students who was
at the scene of what British police have described as a
terrorist incident, saying the three were hit by a car that was
involved whilst walking on Westminister Bridge.
(Reporting by John Irish; Editing by Leigh Thomas)