11 Migrant Workers Killed In Italy Road Crash

Firefighters work at the scene where a tanker truck exploded on a motorway just outside Bologna, northern Italy, on August 6, 2018.  AFP

Eleven migrant agricultural workers were killed Monday when the van transporting them during harvest season smashed into a lorry in southern Italy, the Italian fire service said.

All those who died in the crash, which took place near the city of Foggia in Puglia, were non-EU citizens, the fire service told AFP. Every summer thousands of migrants from around Europe and Africa work in the area picking tomatoes.


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