Four people were killed in a tornado in Massachusetts

At least four people were killed in struck the U.S. state of Massachusetts tornado, said Wednesday evening channel Fox News, citing a representative of the State Agency for Emergency Situations.

Earlier, the governor of Massachusetts Dewal Patrick introduced in the state of emergency.

"It is particularly strong blow came in Springfield" — told journalists earlier Dewal Governor Patrick, adding that there are many victims of the disaster, but the exact number of casualties is still unknown.

Springfield is located approximately 150 kilometers west of Boston. According to witnesses, after a tornado does not know the city was: wind from the root of the trees uprooted, damaged dozens of homes.

Of June in the United States is considered the official start of the hurricane season. On this day, U.S. President Barack Obama held a White House special meeting with his advisers, and meteorology experts for emergencies.

Source: RIA Novosti, Associated Press

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