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Train in Iowa hauling hazardous materials derails, catches fire

By AFP
23 May 2021   |   1:46 pm
A train derailment and subsequent fire prompted evacuations in northwest Iowa on Sunday, due to concerns over the train’s cargo of ammonium nitrate. An 8-kilometre radius around the derailment site of 47 train cars was evacuated and a community hall was made available for evacuees.

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