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Fireball fills West Virginia sky after oil train crash

A train carrying crude oil has burst into flames after derailing in the American state of West Virginia.

Hundreds of people living nearby have been ordered to evacuate their homes as a precaution.

At least one of the train's tankers plunged into a river alongside the track.

The train operator says one person was injured.

Laura Westbrook reports.

  • 17 Feb 2015
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