37 die in Oklahoma Tornado; 70 die in Iraq bomb blasts.

Tuesday, 21 May 2013 - 8:05

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At least 37 people have been killed after a huge tornado tore through the Oklahoma City suburbs, with the death toll likely to rise.

 

Nearly 60 people, including children, are being treated for injuries in hospitals around the town of Moore.

 

The tornado sparked fires, flattened houses, and destroyed schools on Monday afternoon.

 

Meanwhile, More than 70 people have been killed and many others injured in a series of bomb attacks across Iraq.

 

It is one of the worst days of violence in recent months as Iraq has seen a rise in attacks linked to growing political and sectarian tension.



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