Waco

  • US: At least 5 dead in Texas plant explosion April 18, 2013

    West Texas: Police in Texas say between five and 15 people were killed in a fertilizer plant explosion that also injured more than 160 others. Waco police Sgt William Patrick Swanton said on early Thursday morning that the death toll is only an estimate as search and rescue operations remain...
  • US: 2 dead, 100 injured in Texas fertilizer plant explosion April 18, 2013

    Waco: A massive explosion at a fertilizer plant near Waco on Wednesday killed two and injured more than 100 people, leaving the factory a smoldering ruin and leveling buildings for blocks in every direction. The explosion at West Fertilizer in West, a community about 20 miles north of Waco, happened...