A bus carrying Belgian students back from a ski holiday has crashed in a tunnel in Switzerland killing 28 people.
Valais state police spokesman Jean-Marie Bornet said a total of 52 people were on board the bus.
Police said 22 children are among those killed, and 24 other students have been taken to hospital with injuries.
Police said the buy crashed at about 9pm on Tuesday in a tunnel at Sierre near popular ski areas in the Swiss Alps.
A rescue helicopter and ambulances were called in to carry the injured.