Freight train explosion in Canada
A driverless freight train carrying tankers of petroleum products derailed and exploded into a giant fireball in the middle of the small Canadian town of Lac-Megantic early on Saturday, July 6, 2013. The accident flattened dozens of buildings and killed five people. Another 40 are missing, feared dead.
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Glass melted from the heat on a lamp post on the site of the train wreck in Lac-Megantic, Quebec.