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Passenger train crashes in Ontario, Canada

26 February 2012 Last updated at 23:36 GMT

A passenger train has derailed in the Canadian province of Ontario, reportedly killing at least three people and leaving several others trapped.

The train travelling from Niagara Falls to Toronto had crashed near Burlington, a spokeswoman for Canada's Via Rail company said.

It is not clear how the accident happened.

Images from the scene showed at least one carriage lying on its side.