Monday, May 20, 2013


Overturned cars are seen after a huge tornado touched down in the town of Moore

Up to TWENTY-FOUR children feared dead in rubble of flattened elementary school after giant TWO-MILE tornado rips through densely-populated suburb of Oklahoma City

  • Two entire schools flattened in Moore, Oklahoma after monster tornado touched down just after 3pm local time
  • Up to two dozen children are trapped under debris at one of the schools, Plaza Towers Elementary
  • At least 51 people confirmed dead, authorities say, and at least another 120 injured in local hospitals
  • Children told to hold on to the walls, while teachers shielding the students with their bodies
  • Hundreds of homes wiped out and more than 8,000 people left without power after up to 200 mph winds pulverized a 30-square-mile stretch
  • Reports that the devastating tornado appeared larger than 1999 storm in the area that left 36 people dead
  • More tornadoes now heading east towards Meaker, Ryan and Wilson in Oklahoma

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Follow us: @MailOnline on Twitter | DailyMail on FacebookA monstrous tornado roared through the Oklahoma City suburbs, flattening entire neighborhoods with winds up to 200 mph, setting buildings on fire and landing a direct blow on an elementary school

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