Over 30 People Still Missing in West, TX Factory Explosion

Around 35 to 40 people are unaccounted for at the scene of an explosion at a fertilizer plant near Waco, Texas.

ABC News says as many as 15 people could be dead. Wednesday night, a fertilizer plant in West, Texas exploded and caused evacuations nearby and injured more than 160 people.

Search and rescue teams are looking for the missing people and survivors. Volunteer firefighters are among the missing.

Police say they have confirmed fatalities but as of Thursday night, they didn’t know the exact number.

Like us on Facebook!


“Like” our page to keep up with the latest local news, access exclusive content, participate in contests and much more!