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Frantic search and rescue underway for Oklahoma tornado victims

Publié par carmion le 21/05/2013

Alana Semuels and Hailey Branson-Potts

As night fell in Oklahoma, a massive search and rescue operation was underway to locate survivors from the mile-wide tornado that ripped through the Oklahoma City suburb of Moore on Monday afternoon, killing at least 51 people and injuring many others.
“We have got massive devastation in the community of Moore. Homes, schools and a hospital have been hit,” said Terri Watkins, a spokeswoman for the Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management. “Responders are out there responding to people trapped under debris. They’re still out actively doing this operation.”
The Oklahoma Medical Examiner’s office Monday night adjusted the death toll to 51, with “multiple children” among the fatalities.
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"Frantic search and rescue underway for Oklahoma tornado victims", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), mai 2013. Consulté le 18/02/2018. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/frantic-search-and-rescue-underway-for-oklahoma-tornado-victims