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Families visit site of deadly bus accident in Switzerland

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Relatives of victims leave the Hotel des Vignes, where the families of victims are staying, the day after a tourist bus from Belgium crashed in a tunnel of the motorway A9, in Uvrier, Switzerland, 15 March 2012. Twenty-eight people, including 22 children, returning to Belgium from a skiing holiday died in a bus accident in Sierre in the Swiss canton of Valais, Swiss police said 14 March 2012.

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A bus with the relatives of victims leaves the tunnel after they paid tribute at the site of the accident in Sierre, western Switzerland, on March 15. Twenty-eight people, including 22 children, returning to Belgium from a skiing holiday died in a bus accident in Sierre in the Swiss canton of Valais, Swiss police said Wednesday.

Family members of the victims in yesterday's deadly bus crash in a Swiss tunnel, were taken to the scene of the accident that killed 22 schoolchildren and 6 adults. The bus was carrying Belgium students returning from a school ski trip. According to AP, before visiting the site, the relatives were also taken to the morgue to help identify bodies.

-- Reuters and AP contributed to this report

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A young girl looks out from behind a fence with tributes attached to it at the 't Stekske school in Lommel, Belgium, on March 15. Belgium is preparing to fly back home the bodies of 22 schoolchildren and six adults who died after a bus bringing them back from a skiing holiday slammed head-on into a tunnel wall in Switzerland. The bus was carrying students from two towns, Lommel, east of Antwerp, and Heverlee, near Leuven.

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School children lay tributes in front of the St. Lambertius school in Heverlee on March 15, for the victims of the Swiss bus crash. Twenty-eight people were killed when a coach packed with schoolchildren crashed in southern Switzerland as they returned to Belgium from a skiing holiday, Swiss police said.

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Chlidren react as they pay their respect at a memory wall outside the City Hall in Lommel, Belgium, on March 15. Twenty-eight people, including 22 children from two schools in the Belgian cities of Lommel and Heverlee, who were on their way home to Belgium from a skiing holiday, died in a bus accident in Sierre in the Swiss canton of Valais, Swiss police said 14 March 2012.