Railway chairman: People in Canadian city ‘wanted to throw stones at me’


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NEW: Death toll climbs to 28, coroner's office spokeswoman says

Railway chairman about visiting devastated town: "People wanted to throw stones at me"

Edward Burkhardt believes he was misunderstood, that he does sympathize with victims

He says he has "plenty" of empathy and understands residents "need to vent"

Lac-Megantic, Quebec