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Hundreds of injuries likely from Texas fertilizer plant blast - official

by FP Staff  Apr 19, 2013 04:30 IST

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REUTERS - Hundreds of people were likely injured on Wednesday in an explosion at a fertilizer plant, a spokesman for the Texas Department of Public Safety told Reuters.

The spokesman, D.L. Wilson, added that a nearby nursing home collapsed from the blast and that people were believed to be trapped inside. (Reporting by David Bailey; Writing by Steve Gorman; Editing by Cynthia Johnston)