Train carrying crude explodes in Illinois

A train carrying crude oil derailed and exploded in northern Illinois Thursday afternoon, prompting an evacuation.

Everyone within a one mile radius was asked to evacuate, after the train burst into flames, The Associated Press reports

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The BNSF Railway train was carrying crude oil from the Bakken formation in North Dakota and had 103 cars loaded with oil.

No injuries were reported and a cause has yet to e determined.