Winds of up to 200mph flatten neighbourhoods, including a primary school
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Teachers carry children away from Briarwood Elementary school after a tornado destroyed the school in south Oklahoma City (AP)
People walk through a neighborhood in south Oklahoma City after the tornado. (AP/The Oklahoman)
Teachers carry children away from Briarwood Elementary school after the tornado. (AP/The Oklahoman)
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by Helen James, Press Association 2013-05-21 10:30:04
by Helen James, Press Association 2013-05-21 10:28:40
• At least 51 people were killed, including at least 20 children, with another 40 feared dead.
• The tornado was an EF-4 on the enhanced Fujita scale, the second most-powerful type of twister.
• More than 120 people were being treated at hospitals, including about 50 children.