Rescuers are searching the smoldering ruins of a fertilizer plant near Waco, Texas, for survivors of an explosion that brought down homes and businesses in every direction.
As many as 15 people are feared dead, with more than 160 others injured.
The blast shook the ground with the strength of a small earthquake, and it could be heard dozens of miles away.
Plant Explosion Texas
化肥廠爆炸引起大火，燒毀了工廠附近多棟建築，包括一所中學和多幢民居。The remains of a home burn early Thursday morning, April 18, 2013, after a fertilizer plant exploded Wednesday night in West, Texas. The massive explosion killed as many as 15 people and injured more than 160, shaking the ground with the strength of a small earthquake and leveling homes and businesses for blocks in every direction. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
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