Fiery Explosion At Fertilizer Plant Near Waco, Texas Destroys Numerous Buildings (PHOTOS)

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Fatimah Mazhar
According to news reports, hundreds of people are expected to be injured in a massive explosion on Wednesday night at a fertilizer plant near Waco, Texas.

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Reuters

According to news reports, hundreds of people are expected to be injured in a massive explosion on Wednesday night at a fertilizer plant near Waco, Texas.

The huge blast that damaged and destroyed numerous buildings, including a nursing home was reported at about 8 p.m. on Thursday in West, a town of some 2,700 people about 80 miles south of Dallas,

A spokesman for the Texas Department of Public Safety, D.L. Wilson, told Reuters the blast had resulted in "probably hundreds of casualties," saying he did not know if any of those were fatalities.

While the story is developing regarding the number of casualties/fatalities, Twitter is abuzz with pictures of the explosion:

 

 

 

 

 

 

People across the country are devastated as this explosion comes just two days after the Boston Bombings that claimed three lives and left scores of people injured.

 

 

 

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