Sunday, February 7, 2010
Huge power plant blast rocks USA
Many more are feared injured in the explosion at the power base in Middletown, Connecticut, USA.
President Obama is being kept informed of the ongoing situation - but early reports do not indicate any terror links.
The eastern USA has been badly hit by blizzards this weekend - said to be the worst in a century.
Roads are closed, airports shut and power blackouts have been hitting tens of thousands - a situation which will not be helped by today's explosion.