Inspectors search site of Canada oil train derailment as death toll is sure to surpass 13

  • Article by: BENJAMIN SHINGLER , Associated Press
  • Updated: July 8, 2013 - 10:55 PM

LAC-MEGANTIC, Quebec — Traumatized survivors of an oil train derailment that wiped out the heart of a small town braced for more bad news as inspectors were finally cleared to enter the charred site's epicenter and look for remains late Monday, more than two days after the disaster that killed at least 13 people. A total of 50 were missing and the death toll was sure to rise.

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