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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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Authorities gave blast train all clear before crash

Inspectors examined the train involved in last weekend's rail disaster in Quebec the day before the fatal derailment, and found no problems with it. Canadian transport minister Denis Lebel said:

Transport Canada inspectors inspected the locomotive involved in this event just the day before it happened, on July 5, and found no deficiencies.

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