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8 confirmed dead in Quebec fire, 24 missing

Police say eight people are dead and another 24 are missing after a fire at a seniors' residence in Quebec.

 

Quebec Provincial Police Lt. Guy Lapointe at a Saturday news conference lowered the number of missing from about 30 to 24 based on more detailed information. All of the missing are presumed dead after a massive blaze swept through the three-story building in L'Isle-Verte northeast of Quebec City early Thursday. (AP)