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|Child dies after being hit by bus
||Child dies after being hit by bus
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|A nine-year-old girl has been killed in an accident after getting off a schoolbus in County Armagh.||A nine-year-old girl has been killed in an accident after getting off a schoolbus in County Armagh.|
It is understood the child died after being struck by the bus in High Street in Bessbrook.
Sinn Fein councillor Pat McGinn described the accident as shocking.
"This is a terrible blow for the family of the young child killed and the community who are close knit," Mr McGinn said.
He said that local people had recently raised concerns about the safety of pedestrians on the road.