Italy bus crash

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In southern Italy, a coach has fallen off a flyover and has left at least 38 people dead claims rescue services.

Before falling, the coach hit several vehicles before smashing through a parapet near the town of Avellino in the Campania Region. It is not known what speed the vehicle was doing before crashing.

The slope the coach fell down was around 30 metres. It only stopped as it came into contact with heavy undergrowth.

It is claimed that at least ten people have been injured and some of them seriously.

The coach was carrying around 50 people which included children from a pilgrimage back to Napoli it is alleged and the cause of the accident is not clear.

Three children have been pulled from the wreckage alive but the driver is believed to be amongst the dead. 

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