89 people were killed last night as a tornado tore through the city of Joplin, Mo.The town suffered a “direct hit’ with hospitals, schools and commercial districts destroyed in the storm.
According to the Springfield News-Leader, debris from the destruction was thrown throughout the county.
The tornado cut a swath one-mile wide by four-miles long.
Jeff Law, 23, was at a friends house when the storm struck: “I’ve lived in this neighbourhood my entire life, and I didn’t know where I was,” Law said. “Everything was unrecognizable. Completely unrecognizable. It’s like Armageddon.”
Volunteer firefighters look through home wreckage where it was believed a pregnant woman was trapped
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