Obama tells Texas blast victims they are not forgotten
20 April AFP
US President Barack Obama told victims of the huge blast at a Texas
fertilizer plant they were not forgotten, despite the national focus on
the aftermath of the Boston bombings.
"We've also seen a tight-knit community in Texas devastated by a
terrible explosion," Obama said in a televised statement after the
second suspect in the bombings was captured in a suburb of Boston."I
want them to know that they are not forgotten.
Our thoughts, our prayers are with the people of West, Texas, where
so many good people lost their lives, some lost their homes, many are
injured, many still missing." Authorities have recovered 12 bodies and
60 people are still missing in Texas, following the blast at the plant