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Several people died in tornadoes in the United States

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Rescue workers are surrounded by rubble and debris after a powerful tornado swept through the small town of Greenfield, Iowa, on Tuesday. Photo: Charlie Neibergall / AP / NTB

Of NTB | 22.05.2024 05:29:30

Accidents and natural disasters: – There are confirmed deaths, says Alex Dinkla of the state police at a press conference. He says the authorities are working on mapping how many people are involved.

Dozens of people are also injured after the powerful whirlwinds. One of them left extensive damage after tearing through a small town. Behind were wreckage and ruins of homes and businesses, trees were torn to pieces and cars smashed.

In Greenfield, just nine miles southwest of Des Moines, several people were injured when the tornado hit the town, which has about 2,000 residents. Dinkla says he currently does not know how many people are involved.

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