Death toll rises to 5 in train crash in Canada

Five people were killed and 40 others were reported missing in Canada after a train carrying crude oil derailed causing explosions in a town in Quebec.

Death toll rises to 5 in train crash in Canada

World Bulletin / News Desk

Death toll rose to five after a train that was carrying crude oil derailed and caused explosions in a town in Quebec in Canada.

The officials reported that firefighters found two more bodies after the accident.

"The death toll is expected to rise and 40 are still missing" said an official of Quebec Police Department.

The cause of the crash, which took place on Saturday, is still being investigated.

The accident devastated the center of this small town 250 kilometers (155 miles) east of Montreal, and forced about 2,000 to flee their homes there.

Güncelleme Tarihi: 08 Temmuz 2013, 17:04
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