Six dead after van is hit on train tracks in Italy


Police in Italy say at least six people have been killed after the van they were travelling in was struck by a train as it crossed railway tracks.

The accident happened near the town of Rossano in the region of Calabria.

The victims are believed to be Romanian farm workers. Wendy Urquhart reports.

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