Twister kills 51

CNN reported that the medical examiner confirmed 51 people have been killed in the 2-mile tornado that swept through an Oklahoma suburb early Monday afternoon.

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The tornado, an EF4, was traveling between 166 and 200 mphs and was on the ground for 40 minutes. It leveled homes and a school; it was reported that 75 children were trapped in two elementary schools and rescuers said they recovered seven bodies of students. The rescue mission at the Plaza Elementary School is ongoing.

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