Video>> Eyewitnesses account of Texas explosion
|A huge explosion occurred at a fertilizer plant Wednesday night in the U.S. state of Texas, likely causing heavy casualties, U.S. media reported. (Xinhua)
WEST, Texas, April 18 (Xinhua) -- Between five and 15 people were killed and more than 160 were hurt in a fertilizer factory blast in the U.S. state of Texas on Wednesday, local police said Thursday.
The explosion happened around 7:50 p.m. local time (0050 GMT Thursday) at a fertilizer plant in West, a small town 320 kilometers north of Houston.