Fertiliser plant explosion in US town leaves as many as 100 injured

4/18/2013
An explosion has ripped through a fertilizer plant in the US town of West sending a massive fireball into the sky and leaving scores of people injured.
However, initial reports suggest that there is no evidence of an act of terror in the incident. 

A Fire Department official at West in Texas said that the explosion took place last night at a fertilizer plant in the community north of Waco. Department of Public Safety troopers have been transporting the injured to hospitals in their patrol cars. 

There are reports of serious damage and as many as 100 people injured. The West Fertilizer Plant is located about 32 kilometres north of Waco.

On Monday, during the polpular Boston Marathon, bomb blasts ripped through a cheering crowd, killed three people and injuring more than 180.
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