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Photos And Video: Texas’s West Fertilizer Co. Explosion Aftermath

At least forteen people were killed in the West Fertilizer Co. plant explosion, 80 miles from Texas on April 17, 2013. (Please click here for Photos And Videos: Deadly Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion)

Authorities were still calling the blast site a crime scene though they said they strongly suspected an accident.

Reuters reported that accoding to the authorities:

“There was no indication of foul play in the fire or the blast it triggered Wednesday night at West Fertilizer Co, a privately owned retail facility that was last inspected two years ago.”

The explosion badly damaged or destroyed nearly 175 homes and other buildings, including a fifty unit apartment complex, a nursing home and schools.

Dozens more homes were reported to have been damaged.

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