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Three reported dead in Alps tourist coach crash

Reports say the bus had young Britons on board who had been on a week-long holiday.

THREE PEOPLE ARE said to have died and four have been seriously injured after a coach carrying Britons was involved in an accident in the French Alps, local police said.

The coach crashed near the ski resort of Alpe d’Huez.

Sky News reports that the bus was a coach carrying young Britons from the resort after a week’s holiday, and that the bus went over a cliff.

Local paper Le Dauphine said that a helicopter was used to evacuate the seriously injured.

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