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Published: Sunday January 26, 2014 MYT 5:50:02 AM
Updated: Sunday January 26, 2014 MYT 5:50:50 AM

Ten dead, 22 missing after fire in Canadian seniors' residence

L'ISLE-VERTE, Quebec (Reuters) - Ten people are now confirmed dead in a fire which ripped through a seniors' residence in eastern Canada, up from eight, police said on Saturday.

A further 22 are still missing, presumed dead.

The fire happened on Thursday in the small community of L'Isle-Verte, Quebec, located on the St. Lawrence River northeast of Quebec City.

(Reporting by David Ljunggren; Editing by James Dalgleish)

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