Deadly Canada train crash

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Fire fighters continue to water smoldering rubble Sunday, July 7, 2013 in Lac Megantic, Quebec. A runaway train derailed Saturday igniting tanker cars carrying crude oil. (AP Photo/THE CANADIAN PRESS,Ryan Remiorz)

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Some 40 people are still missing after a train carrying oil somehow came loose early Saturday morning (July 6), speeding downhill nearly seven miles into the town of Lac Megantic, Canada, and derailing, with at least five of the cars exploding. "This is an unbelievable disaster," said Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, who toured the town on July 7 and compared it to a war zone. "This is an enormous area, 30 buildings just completely destroyed, for all intents and purposes incinerated. There isn't a family that is not affected by this."

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