Tornado caused massive devastation in Arkansas, 2 people died; dozens injured
A severe tornado hit Little Rock, Arkansas, and neighbouring cities in the US on Friday, killing several people. At least two people and dozens more were injured, officials said. At the same time, many buildings have been damaged by the tornado.
Terrible tornadoes and hurricane disasters in America are not taking their name. Once again, a severe tornado struck Little Rock, Arkansas and neighboring cities in the US on Friday, killing several people.
At least two people and dozens more were injured, officials said. At the same time, many buildings have been damaged by the tornado. Houses have lost walls and roofs. In addition, the tornado overturned parked vehicles and downed trees and power lines.
People trapped in the debris
The tornado caused panic among the people. Two tornadoes severely affected parts of the southern US state of Arkansas.
This caused devastating damage in the state capital, Little Rock. The Office of Emergency Management in Pulaski County said several people were hospitalized in serious condition following the storm. Dozens of people were trapped in the debris due to this fierce tornado.
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Tornado caused heavy destruction in many areas
In the nearby city of North Little Rock, across the Arkansas River from the capital, Baptist Health Medical Center reported 11 people were injured by the storm, one of them in critical condition.
Administrator Kevin Burton said five to 10 other patients were treated in the emergency department at Unity Health Hospital in nearby Jacksonville.
Aerial footage posted by The Weather Channel showed a heavily damaged area of Little Rock, with many homes missing roofs and walls, some of which have collapsed, and overturned vehicles parked in the streets.