French authorities say 12 Portuguese travelers have been killed in a bus crash in central France.
The interior and transport ministries said the crash occurred early Friday on a national road in the Allier region and near the small town of Montbeugny, which is just over 300 kilometers (185 miles) from Paris.
In a statement, the Interior Ministry said bodies were being gathered in the local meeting hall.
Gendarmes were investigating the circumstances that led to the accident.
Further details were not immediately available.