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    West, Texas Fertilizer-Plant Explosion: Katy Perry, LeAnn Rimes and More Celebs React

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    Early Wednesday evening, a fertilizer-plant explosion decimated West, a small town in Texas.

    Per NBC News, the incident killed at least five to 15 people and wounded more than 160. Following so close on the horrific bombing at the Boston Marathon on Monday, the deadly event has shocked a nation still reeling from the earlier tragedy.

    The following celebs took to Twitter to share their thoughts, prayers and well-wishes for the Lone Star State.

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    Katy Perry: Reading all the news about Texas. It's a very sad time for lots of ppl. Let's send extra love & light out. Don't take anything for granted.

    LeAnn Rimes: Prayers for everyone in TX tonight in the tragic fertilizer plant explosion just outside if Waco.

    John Legend:  This West, Texas explosion is horrific. I can't imagine how anybody could survive that blast. What a tragedy.

    Chrissy Teigen: West explosion. No words. Too much, universe. Too much.

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    Pope Francis: Please join me in praying for the victims of the explosion in Texas and their families.

    Milla Jovovich: I want to send so many prayers out to the victims of the explosion in texas and to all the displaced families there trying to survive. –m

    Sophia Bush: Devastating. My heart goes out to the people in West...

    Kerry Washington: Sending prayers out for all those affected by the explosion in West, Texas.

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    Miranda Lambert: #PrayForWest…. I don't understand all this craziness in the world right now. Lord please heal the bodies and hearts.

    Blake Shelton: Man... Thinking about all my Texas family and friends tonight. I love y'all.

    Sarah Hyland: Another tragic loss of people. Hoping this was an accident and not done with intent. My prayers are with them

    Pauley Perrette: OMG. In shock. Again. All prayers and hearts and thoughts for West Texas Explosion right now. #PrayForTexas

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