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Children rescued after crash between school minibus and car - three in hospital

Four school children had to be rescued and three adults are in hospital after a minibus and car crashed in Co Tyrone.

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It happened on the Knockmany Road at the junction with the Ballymagowan Road between Augher and Clogher.

Emergency Services, including the Air Ambulance were sent to the scene.

The school minibus was left on its roof in the garden of a house with the other vehicle in a hedge.

Police said the crash happened at 3.30pm and there were no serious injuries reported at the time.

The BBC reported the bus was bringing a number of children home from Sperrinview Special School in Dungannon.

The children had to be helped through a rear window of the vehicle.

The Southern Health Trust confirmed three men were in hospital after the incident with the injuries described as "stable". They were expected to be discharged on Wednesday night.

A number of the children involved in the crash were also taken to hospital for a check-up but were discharged shortly afterwards.

The road remains closed.

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