Workers missing after explosion at propane site in Quebec


SAINT-ROCH-DE-L’ACHIGAN, Quebec — An explosion hit a propone facility in Quebec on Thursday, and several workers were missing, municipal officials said.

Quebec provincial police said evacuations were underway in St-Roch-de-l’Achigan, a town about 50 kilometers (30 miles) north of Montreal.

Stéphanie Therrien, deputy director general for the Montcalm regional municipality, said three or four employees were unaccounted for.

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