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Monday, May 20, 2013
PRAY FOR OKLAHOMA TORNADO VICTIMS OVER 50 DEAD - CHILDREN IN SCHOOL DIE TRAPPED
Screen capture of May 20, 2013 Moore, Oklahoma tornado damage from KFOR-TV.
A MASSIVE TORNADO has ripped through Oklahoma causing severe damage and deaths. According to the National Weather Service this was a EF4 tornado. The wind speed was about 200 miles per hour. The tornado was 2 miles wide and stayed on the ground for 40 minutes.
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It destroyed the local hospital and Plaza Towers Elementary School. 51 are confirmed dead including 7 school children who were trapped in the local school as the tornado went through the building. Rescuers are still searching for more bodies. Hundreds of homes were destroyed completely to the ground. There is a large amount of debris and dangers for the community as the storm moves on.