Officials: OK Death toll “climbing rapidly,” 91 for now

May 21, 2013

Twenty children were among at least 91 people killed when a powerful tornado swept through an Oklahoma City suburb, tearing down blocks of homes and two schools, local officials said.

The state medical examiner’s office released the latest death toll but the number was climbing rapidly, as emergency crews combed through smashed homes and the collapsed remains of an elementary school in Moore, Oklahoma.

via AFP: 20 children among 91 dead in US tornado.

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