A bus crash on the holiday island of Madeira is believed to have killed 28 tourists.
Filipe Sousa, the mayor of Santa Cruz where the crash took place, said 11 men and 17 women died in the crash - the majority of whom were German nationals.
Local media reports suggest the coach was heading to Funchal, the island's capital, and was carrying 55 passengers and a guide when it careered off the road.
The coach reportedly overturned after the driver lost control of the vehicle on a bend crashed onto the top of a house. Emergency services were first contacted at around 6.30pm local time.
Distressing video showed the walking wounded being helped away from the scene by emergency responders. Several survivors were sat by the side of the road.
Portuguese president Marcelo Sousa is reportedly heading to Madeira on a Portuguese Air Force plane.
Madeira, a Portuguese island, is a popular holiday destination.