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Canada PM calls train blast area a `war zone`

Last Updated: Monday, July 08, 2013, 11:56

The train`s 72 oil-filled tanker cars somehow came loose early Saturday morning, sped downhill nearly seven miles (11 kilometers) into the town, derailed and began exploding one by one.

Canada oil train derailment death toll rises

Last Updated: Sunday, July 07, 2013, 11:06

Two more bodies were recovered ovenight after the runaway train carrying crude oil derailed in Lac-Megantic town of Canada, causing a cascade of oil tanker blasts, said police officials.