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'At least 34 dead' after tornadoes rip through US

A succession of powerful storms tearing across the southern states of America are now known to have killed at least 34 people. The storms have wreaked havoc in heavily populated areas, with the states of Arkansas and Mississippi hardest hit.

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Aerial footage captures devastation after tornado

Aerial footage has shown the extent of the tornado damage in the town of Quapaw in the southern US state of Oklahoma.

Several tornadoes touched down as a major storm front moved its way across the continental United States.

One of the two people who has so far been reported dead was in Quapaw, while a second was near the city of Little Rock in the neighbouring state of Arkansas.

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