An elderly person is assisted at a staging area at a local school stadium following an explosion at a fertilizer plant
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Waco reporter: 'They're expecting dozens of fatalities'

More than 100 people have reportedly been injured following an explosion at a fertiliser plant near Waco in the US state of Texas.

Rachel Cox from KWTX told BBC Breakfast that emergency officials were "expecting dozens of fatalities", as families flock to hospitals in search of their loved ones.

"For some of these people they're going to be met with some very sad news," she added.

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