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50 dead in Canada rail disaster

Canadian police have say they have recovered 20 bodies from the Quebec train disaster, and that the 30 people who remain missing are now all presumed dead.

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Canada train information to be taken from recorder

Monteal, Maine and Atlantic Railway said that 13 cars were pulled away intact from the site, after its crude-oil train derailed in Lac Megantic, according to Reuters.

It added that it does not know how many cars had derailed, but expects to gather further detail from the event recorder on board the train, the company said in a statement.

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