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Irish tourists among those injured in Barcelona bus crash

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Image of the crashed bus via 20 Minutos
Image of the crashed bus via 20 Minutos
The bus was headed towards Barcelona's El Prat Airport when it crashed
The bus was headed towards Barcelona's El Prat Airport when it crashed

Irish tourists are reported to be among 24 people injured in a bus crash in the Spanish city of Barcelona.

AFP are reporting that Irish nationals, along with people from Britain, Germany, Poland, Lithuania, Belarus and Spain were injured when a bus headed to the city's El Prat Airport crashed in heavy rain at around 3am this morning.

Three of the injured are said to be in a serious condition, while the driver is also thought to be hurt.

The remaining injuries are less serious.

Local media are reporting that the road has since reopened but the overturned bus remains on the side of the road.

More to follow...