West Fertilizer Plant explosion
|West Fertilizer Plant explosion|
Aftermath of the blasts
|Location||West Fertilizer Co.,
1471 Jerry Mashek Drive,
West, Texas, United States
|Date||April 17, 2013
7:50:38 p.m. CDT (UTC−05:00)
|Attack type||Bombing, terrorism|
|Injured||more than 160|
The West Fertilizer Plant explosion happened in West, Texas, near Waco, in which an explosion took place just before 7:50 pm CDT. There is massive damage to buildings and houses. Fourteen people were killed and over 160 injured. The cause of this blast is currently unknown.
References[change | edit source]
- Nomaan Merchant and John L. Mone (April 18, 2013). "Fertilizer Plant Explosion In Texas Levels Buildings, Claims As Many As 15 Lives". The Huffington Post. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/04/18/fertilizer-plant-explosion-texas_n_3106023.html. Retrieved April 19, 2013.