Up to 15 dead, at least 160 injured in Texas plant blast

Explosions at a fertilizer plant in West, Texas, left at least 160 injured and as many as 15 people dead, police said Thursday.

The blast rocked the facility on Wednesday evening as firefighters were battling an onsite blaze.

Waco police Sgt. William Patrick Swanton said early Thursday morning that the death toll is only an estimate as search and rescue operations remain under way in downtown West.

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