Crime not ruled out in Texas blast

2013-05-17 13:02

One month after a fire triggered a massive blast at a Texas fertiliser plant that killed 15 people, officials have declared the cause of the blaze as "undetermined".

Ammonium nitrate exploded at Texas plant

2013-05-07 14:02

Officials have determined that ammonium nitrate stored at a Texas fertiliser plant is what exploded on 17 April, killing 14 people and injuring hundreds.

12 bodies recovered after Texas blast

2013-04-19 21:57

A Texas law enforcement official says 12 bodies have been recovered following a massive explosion that levelled a fertilizer plant.

Texas fertiliser plant fined in 2012

2013-04-19 10:56

The Texas fertiliser factory where an earthquake-like explosion killed up to 15 people was fined by US regulators in 2012 over its transport of hazardous materials, documents show.

Texas blast survivors' search continue

2013-04-18 22:09

Rescue teams have searched the charred rubble of homes in a small Texas city for survivors of a fiery explosion at a fertilizer plant that killed as many as 15 people, injuring more than 160.

Texas blast: Unclear how many trapped

2013-04-18 15:53

Police in Texas say it's not clear how many people remain trapped in the rubble after a fertiliser plant explosion that killed as many as 15 people and injured more than 160 others.

Rescue workers among Texas blast dead

2013-04-18 13:15

Two of those killed in a massive explosion at a fertiliser plant in Texas were emergency medical workers, say police who have placed the death toll estimate at up to 15 currently.

US town braces for plant blast death toll

2013-04-18 09:31

A massive explosion at a fertiliser plant near Waco has injured dozens of people and killed an unknown number of others, leaving the factory a smouldering ruin and levelling other buildings.


Texas explosion footage

2013-04-18 08:46
Texas explosion footage

A massive explosion has rocked a fertiliser plant near Waco, Texas. Hundreds of people were injured. Watch.

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Scores die in Texas fertiliser plant blast

2013-04-18 07:15

Some 60 to 70 people have been killed and hundreds injured by an explosion at a fertiliser plant outside Waco, Texas, according to reports.


Texas man found with explosive device

2013-05-10 21:32

A paramedic in West, Texas, has been arrested for possession of an explosive device, but it was not immediately clear whether it was linked to the explosion at a fertiliser plant in the town.

Texas residents seek healing after blast

2013-04-22 12:02

The people of the town of West, Texas have sought healing at a church in the centre of the town after a deadly fertiliser plant blast left 14 people dead.

Texas blast: Official toll unknown

2013-04-19 14:48

Though investigators have not released a firm death toll from the Texas fertiliser plant blast, the names of the dead are becoming known in the town of 2 800.

Tears, prayers as Texas blast mourned

2013-04-19 09:05

With prayers, tears, and candles, residents of the town of West, Texas are mourned those killed by an explosion at a fertiliser plant as crews search the smoking rubble for survivors.

Race to find survivors after Texas blast

2013-04-18 17:34

Rescuers have launched a door-to-door search for victims after a massive explosion at a Texas fertilizer factory, killed as many as 15 people and levelled much of this small Texas town.

When fertilisers explode: Some precedents

2013-04-18 15:25

Here is a list of previous deadly accidents linked to highly-explosive chemical fertilisers, after the blast in Texas which, according to a provisional toll, has left between five and 15 people dead.

No evidence of foul play in Texas blast

2013-04-18 12:06

An estimated five to 15 people have been killed in an explosion and fire that tore through a fertiliser plant and levelled dozens of homes in a small Texas town, say police.


Texas explosion in pictures

2013-04-18 09:04
An explosion at a fertiliser plant in Texas has killed dozens of people. See the pictures.

An explosion at a fertiliser plant in Texas has killed dozens of people. See the pictures.

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Texas explosion scene like a 'war zone'

2013-04-18 08:23

Eyewitnesses of a deadly explosion that ripped through a Texas fertiliser plant near Waco have described the scene as resembling a 'war zone'.

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