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15 Dead, 160 Injured In Texas Fetliizer Plant Explosion

PUBLISHED BY: SURENDER KUMAR
APRIL 18, 2013

   
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A massive explosion ripped through a fertilizer plant and flattened many homes in a Texas suburb, killing 15, injuring 160 and sending out toxic vapours that led to evacuation of half its population.

 

 

The explosion occurred in West, a town home to 2,800 people, situated 130 km south of Dallas. Investigators are yet to asceratin whether the explosion resulted from criminal activity or a chemical reaction.

 




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