Train collides with school bus in southern France: local townhall

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Posted: Dec 14, 2017 11:40 AM

PARIS (Reuters) - A train collided with a school bus outside the town of Perpignan in southern France on Thursday and emergency services were at the scene, a local official said.

"All emergency services have been mobilized and a crisis coordination unit set up," an official at the local Millas townhall told Reuters.

There was no immediate word on casualties.

The Pyrenees-Orientales prefect confirmed the accident in a statement on Twitter.

(Reporting by Paris bureau; Editing by Richard Lough)