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19 dead and 13 others missing in fire at Quebec seniors' home

A local volunteer stops in front of a church memorial for the victims of last week's deadly seniors residence fire, Wednesday, January 29, 2014 in L'Isle-Verte, Que. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot
January 29, 2014 - 1:39 PM

L'ISLE-VERTE, Qc - Nineteen people have now been confirmed dead with another 13 still listed as missing after last week's blaze at a seniors' residence in eastern Quebec.

Provincial police gave the update late this afternoon.

Thursday's fire destroyed the residence in L'Isle-Verte, about 240 kilometres northeast of Quebec City.

A commemorative ceremony is scheduled in L'Isle-Verte this coming Saturday.

Prime Minister Stephen Harper has confirmed his attendance.

News from © The Canadian Press, 2014
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