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Fewer Dead Than Originally Feared In Oklahoma Tornado

May 21, 2013
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The official death toll from Moore, Oklahoma was revised down this morning in a rare piece of good news. As of early this morning, the official number stood at 51 victims, with 40 others unaccounted for. That has now been reduced to 24.

Source: Dallasnews

MOORE, Okla. (AP) -- Spotlights bore down on massive piles of shredded cinder block, insulation and metal as crews worked through the night lifting bricks and parts of collapsed walls where a monstrous tornado barreled through the Oklahoma City suburbs, demolishing an elementary school and reducing homes to piles of splintered wood.

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