Some Texas blast residents to return home

The first group of people who fled their homes when a fertiliser plant exploded in the town of West in Texas are to be allowed to return.

"It is safe, safe and safe," city council member Steve Vanek told a news conference, adding that a curfew had been put in place for residents.

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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.