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A vehicle is seen near the remains of a fertilizer plant burning after an explosion at the plant in the town of West, near Waco, Texas

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A vehicle is seen near the remains of a burning fertiliser plant in the town of West, near Waco, Texas. An explosion ripped through the plant late on Wednesday, killing at least five people and injuring more than 160, leveling dozens of homes and damaging other buildings including a school and nursing home, authorities said.