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Pope tweets for Texas blast victims

'Please include me among those who are praying' says @Pontifex

18 April, 12:32
Pope tweets for Texas blast victims (ANSA) - Vatican City, April 18 - Pope Francis on Thursday said on Twitter he was praying for the victims of a deadly blast at a fertilizer factory outside Waco, Texas. "Please include me among those praying for the victims of the explosion in Texas and for their families," said the pope using his Twitter account @Pontifex. Police said the death toll is between 5 and 15 at the site of the huge explosion that occurred late Wednesday following a fire at a plant in the small central Texas town of West.

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