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UPDATE: Rescuers search ruins of Texas fertilizer plant after explosion

Thursday, April 18, 2013 | 7:17 a.m. CDT; updated 9:04 p.m. CDT, Thursday, April 18, 2013

WEST, Texas — 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 or bodies of the dead. The accident killed as many as 15 people and injured more than 160 others.

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