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Many people have died in severe storms in the United States

Many people have died in severe storms in the United States

Severe storms wreak havoc in the southern United States. Many were killed. Extreme weather moved into Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas overnight (local time), US media continued to report.

AP/Julio Cortez

Cyclones formed at many places in all the three states. Rescue workers and police were deployed at many places to search for missing people and treat the injured in the rubble.

Destruction after storms in Texas

AP/Julio Cortez

Reports suggest that large trailers and trucks simply overturned due to strong winds. Power lines were cut, trees were uprooted and buildings were leveled.

Seven people died in Texas

At least seven people were killed and dozens injured in North Texas. Among other things, a storm in Cook County near Dallas first destroyed a rest stop on a highway and then raged through a trailer park, several broadcasters reported, citing the sheriff in charge. According to his predictions, the number of victims may continue to rise. The dead included two small children.

There were also deaths, injuries and damage in the neighboring state of Oklahoma. Citing the relevant authorities, various broadcasters reported at least two deaths in the northeast of the state. According to NBC News, hail that was said to be the size of a tennis ball fell in the area. Claremore, a small town of about 20,000 residents, will be without power “for a long time,” according to CNN.

In Arkansas, which borders both Texas and Oklahoma, more than 100,000 people were without power, local broadcaster THV11 reported. At least five people died in the state, various media reported. Many hurricanes were talked about. Additional outages were reported in Missouri, Kentucky and Kansas, CNN reported. Millions of people are affected.

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