A train and school bus has collided in southern France killing at least four people, including two children, according to authorities.
Transport Minister Elisabeth Borne described the crash as a "terrible accident”.
The horrendous incident happened near to the town of Perpignan, around 20 miles north of the country's border with Spain.
A spokesperson for the regional train service said that the train had been travelling at around 50mph with 25 people were on board at the time of the crash.
The spokesperson added that three of those on the train were slightly injured.
French President Emmanuel Macron tweeted: "All my thoughts go to the victims of this terrible accident and their families. The government is fully mobilised to give them emergency help."
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