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Train blast fire caught on video

Dramatic amateur video footage has emerged of an explosion in Canada following the derailment of an oil train in a small Quebec town on Saturday.

Dramatic amateur video footage has emerged of an explosion in Canada following the derailment of an oil train in the small Quebec town of Lac-Megantic on Saturday.

Adrien Aubert filmed the aftermath of the blast from around 200 metres away. "Everything is blowing up," he said.

At least 15 people were killed in the incident. A criminal inquiry has been launched.