Clement Sabourin

Explosions Rock Canadian Town After Oil-laden Train Derails

LAC MEGANTIC, Canada / Quebec — A freight train loaded with oil derailed in Canada's Quebec province Saturday, sparking thunderous explosions that engulfed about 30 buildings in fire, killed at least one person and reportedly left dozens missing.

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