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Firefighters conduct search and rescue operations at destroyed apartment complex near fertilizer plant explosion, West, Texas. (AP Photo)

Crews seek survivors, bodies after Texas blast

WEST, Texas (AP) — Rescuers searched the smoking remnants of a Texas farm town Thursday for survivors of a thunderous fertilizer plant explosion, gingerly checking smashed houses and apartments for anyone still trapped in debris.

04/18/2013

Fire burns at destroyed apartment complex near fertilizer plant explosion, West, Texas

Rescuers search ruins of Texas fertilizer plant

WEST, Texas (AP) — Rescue workers searched the smoldering ruins of a fertilizer plant Thursday for survivors of a monstrous explosion that leveled homes and businesses in every direction across the Texas prairie. As many as 15 people were feared dead.

04/18/2013

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