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Two Welsh men caught up in French coach crash

Two men from North Wales have been caught up in a coach crash in France which injured 15 people. The men are drivers from coach company Express Motors in Caernarfon.

48 people were on board the coach with 44 of them teenagers believed to be from a school in Cheltenham.

The Express Motors coach crashed on a motorway near Lons-le-Saunier. Credit: ITV Wales

The bus company who owns the coach says it is still trying to make contact with organisers.

Express Motors is in the process of doing everything they can to contact their drivers and designated tour leaders. When they have made contact they will be doing everything they can to help.

Once contact is made they will do everything they can do to help accident teams with their investigations and inquiries.

– Express Motors

Bus company 'trying to make contact' with school party

Emergency vehicles at the scene in France Credit: France3 TV

The bus company whose coach has crashed in France says it is still trying to make contact with organisers.

There were two drivers and 48 passengers on board.

The children aged between 13 and 18 years old set off for Italy yesterday afternoon. They were from a school in England.

Express Motors is in the process of doing everything they can to contact their drivers and designated tour leaders. When they have made contact they will be doing everything they can to help.

Once contact is made they will do everything they can do to help accident teams with their investigations and inquiries.

– Express Motors

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Foreign Office 'providing support' after France coach crash

The Foreign Office says it is providing support Credit: PA

The Foreign Office says it is working with relevant local authorities in France after a coach crash.

“We are providing support to a group of British nationals following a coach crash in France. We are in contact with the relevant local authorities.”

– Foreign Office Spokesman

Most of bus crash passengers 'aged 14 to 17'

The crash is believed to have happened near Lons-le-Saunier in eastern France Credit: Google maps

Most of the passengers on board a bus which crashed in France are ''aged 14 to 17" according to reports.

News agency AFP is reporting that the crash took place near Lons-le-Saunier, near the Swiss border.

It's understood the bus, believed to be carrying teenagers from Wales, ended up on its side in a ditch and that two helicopters were sent to the site.

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Flowers and candles near scene of Munich shooting

Flowers and candles have been laid near the scene of a deadly attack in Munich.

Nine people were killed in the attack at the Olympia shopping centre by the gunman, identified as an 18-year-old German Iranian, before he turned his gun on himself.

A woman lights candles in tribute to those killed Credit: RTV
Flowers have been tied to railings near the centre Credit: Reuters
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