Death Toll Rising in Quebec Train Explosion

By: AP
By: AP

Police in Quebec, Canada have raised the death toll from Saturday's train derailment to five.

They said they still expect to find more victims as the investigation continues into next week. 40 people are said to still be missing.

The train was carrying crude oil when it derailed in a small town in Quebec where it cause a massive explosion early Saturday.

The explosions destroyed dozens of buildings in the town of Lac-Megantic with multiple blasts happening over several hours following the derailment. is happy to provide a forum for commenting and discussion. Please respect and abide by the house rules:

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