At least 16 people have been killed, and a further 39 injured, after a bus carrying schoolchildren crashed and caught fire in northern Italy.
A bus carrying schoolchildren has crashed and caught fire in northern Italy, killing at least 16 people, emergency officials say.
The bus, carrying pupils from Hungary, collided with a roadside column as it exited the A4 motorway near Verona late on Friday.
Italy’s national fire service said that another 39 people had been injured.
The bus was returning to Budapest from France, where the pupils had been on a mountain holiday.