Oklahoma tornadoes kill nine

Powerful tornadoes have struck Oklahoma for the second time in as many weeks and left nine people dead, including a mother and child. Thousands of people have been left without power as the storm caused destruction to properties and vehicles.

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Officials assess damage after Oklahoma tornadoes

Emergency officials in Oklahoma are assessing the damage after a violent burst of thunderstorms and tornadoes swept across the Midwest overnight, killing at least nine people and injuring dozens more.

Mikie Hooper of Tuttle, Oklahoma, collects her belongings from the wreckage of her trailer. Credit: REUTERS/Bill Waugh
Cary Dehart photographs tornado damage at Canadian Valley Technology Center's Aviation Technology building in El Reno, Oklahoma. Credit: REUTERS/Bill Waugh
A tornado-damaged house in El Reno, Oklahoma. Credit: REUTERS/Bill Waugh
Two pickup trucks pictured stuck in high water in El Reno, Oklahoma. Credit: REUTERS/Bill Waugh

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