4 dead, 7 seriously hurt in French crash

PARIS (AP) — The French Interior Ministry says four children have died and seven people are seriously hurt after a collision between a train and a school bus in southern France. Twelve people were more lightly injured.

The accident occurred about 4 p.m. today close to the village of Millas as the children were being taken home at the end of school.

Photos of the scene tweeted by a local television station showed the bus cut in half and the train derailed.

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