Explosion rips through fertiliser plant near Waco, Texas




A fertiliser plant near Waco, Texas was the scene of a massive explosion last night with scores of people injured and "some" dead. The cause of the blast, which some witnesses have equated to a nuclear blast that has destroyed nearby houses and buildings, is still unknown as emergency services continue their attempts to rescue those trapped and injured. It’s been reported that 54,000lbs (20 tonnes) of anhydrous ammonia were on site at the plant. Local officials reported that half of...
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