In the U.S., after a tornado in Joplin, more than 230 people missing

Tornado.  Photo: www.vesti.ruWASHINGTON, May 27. More than 230 people remain missing after a powerful tornado that hit the city of Joplin, Missouri. It clarifies the BBC, citing a Reuters, missing persons still listed as 232 people.
Thus, according to Thursday, the death toll was 126 people, the victims — more than 900 people.

However, some families even four days after the tornado can not figure out what happened to their relatives. At present rescuers with sniffer dogs are still looking for victims in the ruins of the city.

Recall tornado mile high and a diameter of 10 km struck Joplin on May 22. He practically flattened the southern part of the city, with a population of about 50 thousand people. As reported by "Rosbalt", resulting in a tornado destroyed private houses, offices and hospitals. According to the forecasts of meteorologists, storm and tornado would come back to the region in the near future.

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The number of victims of the tornado that struck on Sunday at the U.S. state of Missouri, has reached 123 people. But that figure could still rise: in Joplin, the worst affected by the disaster, reported missing about 1,500 residents. Hundreds of victims were hospitalized.

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