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Tornado in Russia rips through eastern city

A tornado has hit the eastern Russian city of Blagoveshensk, killing one person and injuring 28.

The twister reportedly left thousands of people without electricity after knocking out power lines.

This amateur video shows the tornado as it swept across the city and hit electricity pylons.

Pictures courtesy Georgy Makhin

  • 01 Aug 2011
  • From the section Europe
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