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A devastating tornado in Kentucky kills at least 70: Biden promised to help

A devastating tornado in Kentucky kills at least 70: Biden promised to help

They originally reported 50 lives in Kentucky. “Now I’m pretty sure that number is above 70. In fact, it could end up being above 100,” Bashir said. “This would be, I think, the deadliest hurricane ever to hit Kentucky.” he added. According to the DPA, Bashir also turned to the President of the United States, Joe Biden, for help from federal sources. Kentucky needs federal help to respond to this incident. The governor wrote in a letter to the White House chief, which was later posted on Twitter.

BREAKING ALL NIGHT: Aerial footage shows the scale of damage in Mayfield, Kentucky, after the catastrophic tornado erupted. Officials fear at least 50 deaths in Kentucky. Latest: nbcnews.to/3GxTXLM

Posted by NBC News Saturday 11 December 2021

On a social media post, Biden promised to give the rulers of the affected countries the help they needed. “This morning, I received information about devastating tornadoes across the central part of the United States. The loss of a loved one in such a storm is an unimaginable tragedy.” advertiser.

Zdroj: SITA / AP Photo / Dylan T. Lovan

According to the governor, 17 of Kentucky’s 120 counties have been affected, and life concerns have been reported for ten counties. In the city of Mayfield, where they recorded extensive damage, entire parts of the city were razed to the ground, according to photos and videos circulated on social media. “Mass injuries” were reported in Mayfield after the roof of the candlelit factory, which housed about 110 employees, collapsed.

There is a devastating hurricane

Zdroj: SITA / AP Photo / Timothy D. Easley

Victims also reported from Arkansas, Missouri and Tennessee

A state of emergency was declared across Kentucky, as the storm swept through a belt about 320 kilometers in length. The storm moved to Kentucky from the northeastern United States from Arkansas, where victims were also reported, as well as to Missouri and Tennessee.

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There is a devastating hurricane

Zdroj: SITA / AP Photo / Timothy D. Easley

In Arkansas, at least one person died in Monnet, where a tornado destroyed a home for the elderly. In Illinois, the roof of an Amazon warehouse collapsed, imprisoning about 100 workers, according to local media. Power outages have been reported in more than 200,000 homes in Kentucky and Tennessee, according to PowerOutage.