Canada: 80 people missing in Lac-Megantic after fuel train explosion

Posted on July 6, 2013 • Filed under: Canada

According to, at least 80 people are missing in the small Canadian town of Lac-Megantic after a freight train loaded with oil derailed and burst into flames, a firefighter returning from the scene told AFP on Saturday. “There were at least 50 people in the bar. There is nothing left,” the firefighter said on condition of anonymity. Several other buildings were destroyed in the town located 250 kilometers east of Montreal. Read Article

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