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Bus with Polish pilgrims crashes in France, killing 26

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WARSAW, July 22 (RIA Novosti) - A bus carrying Polish pilgrims crashed in France, killing 26 people, the Polish news channel TVN24 said Sunday with reference to the country's foreign ministry.

The bus carrying Roman Catholic pilgrims from Poland broke through a roadside barrier, fell from a height of 30 meters into a ravine and burst into flames near the city of Grenoble in southeast France, the TV channel said.

According to the TV channel's information, 24 Poles were injured, with 12 of them in a grave condition.

Polish President Lech Kaczynski is traveling to the scene of the bus crash, his top aide Maciej Lopinski said.

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