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Canadians honour train crash victims

Crowds gather for memorial service in Lac-Megantic, three weeks after train derailment killed 47 people.

Last Modified: 28 Jul 2013 05:15
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A memorial service has been held in a small Canadian town that was devastated by a train crash three weeks ago.

Prime Minister Stephen Harper was among the mourners.

Al Jazeera's Cath Turner reports from the town of Lac-Megantic.

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