Comments for: Rail chairman says brakes likely set improperly, called “murderer” in Quebec town

Posted July 10, 2013, at 5:25 p.m.
Last modified July 11, 2013, at 8:24 a.m.

LAC-MEGANTIC, Quebec — The head of the company whose runaway oil-tanker train exploded and devastated a Quebec town faced cries of “murderer” from residents on Wednesday, and he said the train’s hand brakes were likely set improperly, causing the calamity. Police say they expect the death toll to rise to …

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