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PARIS (Reuters) - Six people travelling on a Czech tourist bus through France were injured when the vehicle came under fire, a prosecutor said on Sunday.

Authorities gave no clue as to the motive for the shooting, along a highway near Drôme in the south-east. Initial investigations indicated the shot was fired from a hunting rifle.

Prosecutor Alex Perrin said the injured were hit by shattered glass. The bus was carrying 75 tourists including children on a school trip.

"Five people suffered light injuries, while the sixth was more serious," Perrin told BFM TV.

(The story is corrected to show incident in south-east, not south-west, France)

(Reporting by Yann Le Guernigou; Writing by Bate Felix; Editing by Robin Pomeroy)


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