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Tornadoes hit US states of Missouri and Illinois

Severe thunderstorms in the US have caused tornadoes across the states of Missouri and Illinois.

US President Barack Obama has already declared a major disaster for parts of North Carolina, where dozens of tornadoes killed more than 20 people over the weekend.

More than 800 homes were destroyed or damaged.

  • 20 Apr 2011
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