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Eulogies for Belgian coach victims

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Eulogies for Belgian coach victims


A ceremony has been held for victims of the Belgian coach crash in the Alps last week – 15 children and two staff from the Stekske primary school in Lommel, Belgium.

The 11- and 12-year-olds were among 22 children and six adults from two Belgian schools – the other was in Heverlee.

They were killed last Tuesday, when their coach crashed into a tunnel wall, while coming back from a ski trip in Switzerland.

Among the thousands attending the ceremony with the family members and loved ones were Belgian and Dutch royals and prime ministers.

Dutch children died too.

Members of the Swiss rescue services also attended.

Private family burials were to follow.

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