Train explosion devastates Quebec town

Published: Jul 12 2013 01:24:55 PM EDT   Updated On: Jul 15 2013 09:02:52 AM EDT

A train carrying tank cars oil rolled out of control in Lac-Megantic, Quebec, exploding in an inferno that killed at least 35 people. Take a look at images from the disaster.

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A train carrying tank cars oil rolled out of control in Lac-Megantic, Quebec, on July 6, exploding in an inferno that killed at least 35 people. This is Canada's worst railway catastrophe in almost 150 years.

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