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Minute's silence for Belgian dead

A minute's silence has been held in Belgium for the 28 victims of the school bus crash in Switzerland. The bodies of the 22 children and six adults have been flown home.

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Distraught parents flown to Switzerland on military aircraft

Rescue teams Emergency services work on the wreckage of a bus that crashed into a motorway tunnel in Switzerland Credit: Reuters

Distraught parents have flown on military plane to Switzerland. About 100 family members, who flew to Geneva from Belgium, were taken to the Valais canton. Some began visiting injured children in the Sion hospital, while others were being counseled by psychologists in crisis groups.

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