Fertiliser plant owner sued

The owner of a fertiliser plant that exploded last week killing 14 people and destroying dozens of homes and an apartment complex in a tiny Texas town is being sued by a single mom and by several insurance companies.

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Search and rescue operation continues in Texas

Fourteen people are now confirmed dead and five firefighters are missing following the explosion at the fertiliser factory in the town of West near Waco in Texas.

Rescue teams are still searching for survivors in the dozens of buildings destroyed in the blast, Daybreak's Lucy Watson reports.

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