Thursday, April 18, 2013

Pray for the people in West, Texas

West, Texas is a community north of Waco.

KWTX reports:
West EMS Director Dr. George Smith says as many as 60 or 70 people died and hundreds were injured Wednesday night in a fertilizer plant explosion in West.
It appears some underestimated the potential danger. A video on YouTube was shot by people watching the fire - until an explosion rocked their vehicle.

Numerous structures are reported damaged, including a nursing home and an apartment building. West Middle School was said to be on fire.

Update: Death toll remains well under earlier estimate, but others remain unaccounted for.

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