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Texas fertiliser plant blast: Search and rescue under way

The authorities in Texas are trying to establish how many people could be trapped in the rubble of a huge explosion at a chemical plant in the small town of West, near Waco.

Up to 15 people are feared dead and many more have been injured. Scores of buildings have been destroyed.

From West, the BBC's Alastair Leithead reports.

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