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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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Tornado causes destruction across Oklahoma state

Thousands of people have been left without power in their homes following a second tornado to hit Oklahoma in the space of two weeks.

Around 50 people were injured in the storm, according to the Associated Press.

A home is in pieces, east of El Reno, Oklahoma. Credit: REUTERS/Bill Waugh
Oklahoma Highway Patrol staff look at a flipped vehicle, which was blown off of Interstate-40, killing a mother and child. Credit: REUTERS/Bill Waugh
A large truck is blown off course by the tornado. Credit: REUTERS/Bill Waugh

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