Tornado Kills 78, Injures Hundreds in Jiangsu

Tornado Kills 78, Injures Hundreds in Jiangsu
Jun 24, 2016 By eChinacities.com

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A tornado and hailstorm have killed at least 78 people in areas of Jiangsu province. The storm and tornado hit Yancheng, Funing, Sheyang, and other areas of Jiangsu yesterday around 3 pm. More than 500 people were injured in the disaster.

Hundreds of houses and several power facilities were destroyed in the tornado. The storm caused massive power outages and communication in affected areas is difficult.

The China National Commission for Disaster Reduction and the Ministry of Civil Affairs have launched an emergency disaster response plan.

Source: inews.qq.com

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Keywords: Jiangsu hailstorm Jiangsu Jiangsu tornado

3 Comments

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PrincesB
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Oh, dear....prayers to those who have lost their love ones. So, sorry for the lost :-(

Jul 05, 2016 20:17 Report Abuse

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marijaulic
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I am so sorry for your lost :(

Jul 02, 2016 22:21 Report Abuse

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Guest388182
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seems this is becoming more common--bummer

Jun 25, 2016 00:46 Report Abuse