Images, videos of Texas fertilizer plant explosion shared on Twitter

A massive explosion rocked a fertilizer plant in the town of West, Texas on Wednesday night. Officials called it an ‘unbelievable tragedy.’ 

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During a press conference held around midnight, Department of Public Safety (DPS) officials said more than 100 people were injured and possibly five to 15 people were killed. A DPS spokesperson called it an “unbelievable tragedy.”

West, Texas is located just north of Waco.

Dramatic images and videos of the mushroom cloud created by the blast were shared on Twitter. For instance:

La columna de humo tras explosión en planta de fertilizantes en Texas #WestTX…

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