March 14, 2012 / 5:02 AM / 5 years ago

Swiss bus crash kills 28 Belgians, most children

SIERRE, Switzerland, March 14 (Reuters) - A bus carrying Belgian tourists crashed into the wall of a tunnel in Switzerland, killing 28 people, 22 of them children, police said on Wednesday.

The bus, transporting 52 people from the Flemish-speaking region, crashed on Tuesday night in the canton of Wallis, which borders Italy, as it was heading back to Belgium from a skiing holiday camp, police said.

Reporting by Denis Balibouse, Editing by Michael Roddy

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