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  • Dec 23, 2014
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Oklahoma City

Tornadoes strike Oklahoma City again, killing at least nine

Lightning strikes near storm chasers during a thunderstorm triggered by a tornado in Cushing, Oklahoma. Photo: Reuters

Eleven days after a tornado killed 24 people and destroyed hundreds of homes, Oklahoma City and its suburbs awoke yesterday to the aftermath of Round 2.

Sunday, 2 June, 2013, 11:04am

Tornado survivors describe terror of sheltering in buildings being ripped apart

Injured teachers lead children away from Briarwood Elementary school. Photo: AP

Emergency crews and volunteers continued to work yesterday in a frantic search for survivors of a huge tornado that tore through parts of Oklahoma City and its suburbs, killing dozens of people, many of them children, and flattening whatever lay in its path, including at least two schools.

22 May 2013 - 5:00am

Oklahoma tornado ranked in second place on power scale

Rescue workers look through the rubble at Plaza Towers Elementary school in Moore. Photo: Reuters

The tornado that slammed into the Oklahoma City suburb of Moore on Monday was given a preliminary ranking of EF4, the second most powerful category on the Enhanced Fujita Scale.

22 May 2013 - 3:14am

Survivors pulled from Oklahoma tornado debris as toll falls

Victor Gonzalez seeks shelter from the rain under a sheet of plastic as he helps a friend salvage items from his tornado-ravaged home. Photo: AP

Rescuers went building to building in search of victims and thousands of survivors were homeless on Tuesday, a day after a massive tornado tore through a suburb of Oklahoma City, wiping out whole blocks of homes and killing at least 24 people.

22 May 2013 - 4:48am 1 comment

Death toll rises to 91 after monster tornado flattens Oklahoma suburb

A woman carries a child through a field near a collapsed school in Moore, Oklahoma, on Monday. Photo: AP

A powerful tornado swept through an Oklahoma City suburb on Monday, tearing down blocks of homes, two schools and leaving at least 91 people dead, including 20 children, local officials said.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Doctor caught in hospital horror

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Chapter 1: Green Blood It was sunny that day. Oklahoma city was filled with warmth and there was a gentle breeze.

7 Jan 1997 - 12:00am

How would US public react?

ONE can only sympathise with the relatives of the victims in the Oklahoma City car bomb massacre.

24 Apr 1995 - 12:00am