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United States of America (the): Tornado: 2013/05/20 Country Information on DRR

Period 2013/05/20
Country or District United States of America (the)
Event Type Tornado
Outline A huge tornado blasted the Oklahoma City suburbs on 20 May 2013, leveling homes and killing at least 37 people. Seven of the dead were children from Plaza Towers Elementary School in Moore.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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CNN 2013/05/21
At least 24 people, including nine children, have been killed, according to the state medical examiner\'s office. More than 230 people were injured, according to authorities. Earlier reports of at least 51 deaths were erroneous.

BBC 2013/05/21
At least 51 people have been killed after a huge tornado tore though the Oklahoma City suburbs.