28 Apr '14, 11am

At least 18 killed as tornadoes strike southern US

At least 18 killed as tornadoes strike southern US

WASHINGTON: Powerful tornadoes killed at least 18 people as they flipped cars, ripped up homes and uprooted trees across south-central United States, emergency officials reported on Monday. Rescuers worked through the night using searchlights in blacked-out areas as they sifted through mountains of rubble searching for survivors. Forecasters warned the twisters would continue to threaten much of the region through Tuesday. The Arkansas Department of Emergency Management said that 15 people were killed when tornadoes touched down on Sunday, while an official with the Oklahoma Emergency Management Agency said there were at least two tornado victims in the state. Local media reported another fatality in the state of Iowa. In far-away Manila, President Barack Obama, who is on a tour of Asian nations, offered condolences and promised federal government aid. "I want everybody to...

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