Authorities say Canada train derailment kills 5

July 7, 2013 9:53:23 PM PDT
Authorities have recovered bodies from a town in Canada where a train derailment caused several explosions.

Two more fatalities were confirmed over Saturday night, bringing the death toll to five, and that number is expected to rise as crews search through the rubble.The 73 car freight train ran off the tracks yesterday morning in Quebec. All but one of the cars were carrying crude oil. The accident caused several explosions and forced about a thousand people to evacuate.

Canada's prime minister visited the charred scene Sunday morning and described it as a war zone.


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