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Special school bus overturns in Downpatrick

A school bus carrying 13 special needs pupils overturned near Downpatrick, County Down.

The bus was going to Knockevin Special School when it was in collision with a van on the Vianstown Road just before 09:00 GMT.

The children are not believed to have been badly injured in the accident. However, police said they and the driver were "shaken" by the crash.

Two passing women motorists went into the vehicle and got the children out.

Mervyn Jess reports for BBC Newsline.