14 dead, 18 missing after fire in Canadian seniors' residence

by Reuters
Monday, 27 January 2014 21:07 GMT

L'ISLE-VERTE, Quebec, Jan 27 (Reuters) - Fourteen people are now confirmed dead in a fire which ripped through a seniors' residence in eastern Canada, up from 10, police said on Monday.

A further 18 are still missing, presumed dead.

The fire happened on Thursday in the small community of L'Isle-Verte, Quebec, located on the St. Lawrence River northeast of Quebec City. (Reporting by David Ljunggren; Editing by Chris Reese)

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