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Elderly man lifted ceiling to save wife

An elderly man described the moment he pulled his wife from the rubble of their home following an explosion at a fertiliser plant near Waco in Texas.

An elderly man has described the moment he pulled his wife from the rubble of their home, after an explosion at a fertiliser plant near Waco in Texas.

Eugene and Marie Horak said the ceiling of their house collapsed, following the blast at the factory in the town of West.

"I looked at my wife and she was covered up with sheet rock... and I got her out," Mr Horak told a CBS news reporter.