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In pictures: Irish bus tragedy

Firefighter next to overturned bus at crash scene

Children from four secondary schools were travelling on the bus when it overturned

Firefighter at crash scene

Witnesses have described their shock at the crash, in which five teenage girls are known to have died

Helicopter landing near crash scene

Helicopters, including military vehicles, were drafted in to help with the rescue effort

Aerial view of bus crash site

The bus ended on its side and two other vehicles were damaged

Ambulance at bus crash scene

Many pupils injured in the crash were taken to nearby hospitals by ambulance

Heavy lifting gear being used to right bus

Heavy lifting gear was being used to right the overturned bus

Five girls killed in bus crash
23 May 05 |  Europe

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