ROME, Nov 24 (Reuters) - A train hit a van in southern Italy
on Saturday, killing at least six people, the Italian fire
service said on Saturday.
The van was waiting for the safety barriers to be opened
manually at a crossing near Rossano in the Calabria region when
it was hit by the train, Italian news agencies reported.
A landowner and Romanian clementine-pickers travelling in
the vehicle were among the victims, they said.
None of the 12 people on board the small regional train were
injured, but some were in a state of shock, a fire service
(Reporting by Catherine Hornby; Editing by Alison Williams)