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Texas fertiliser plant explosion: live
Telegraph [UK], by Chris Irvine

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 4/18/2013 4:02:32 AM

Up to 70 people are feared dead after a massive explosion likened to a nuclear blast ripped through a fertiliser plant in West, near Waco, Texas. Latest 8.42 (2.42) Police have said that they do not know what the cause of the fire was at the plant, but say they cannot rule out criminal activity. 8.27 (2.27) April 16 coincidentally marks the anniversary of the Texas City Disaster, when a large cargo ship being loaded with tons of ammonium nitrate caught fire and exploded. In all, 576 people died in Texas City over April 16 and 17, 1947.

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Time stamp in parens is US eastern. 90-second refreshes.

Coincidence? Maybe. Let´s not jump to conclusions quite yet--but don´t rule out foul play, either.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Attercliffe, 4/18/2013 4:30:39 AM     (No. 9281846)

Sorry, correct link is:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/northamerica/usa/10002469/Texas-fertiliser-plant-explosion-live.html

or

http://tinyurl.com/bl8gmcl

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Reply 2 - Posted by: StormCnter, 4/18/2013 4:33:27 AM     (No. 9281847)

West is a tiny, Czech community, famed for its kolaches and West Fest.

This is just awful.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: bugger, 4/18/2013 6:27:11 AM     (No. 9281883)

Last night the One met with a Saudi big shot and the terrorist "suspected" in the Boston bombings is being deported.

I´m sure the media would be covering that story but now this happened so they can´t.

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