Night of tornadoes kills more than 70 in Kentucky, other U.S. states By Reuters

Night of tornadoes kills more than 70 in Kentucky, other U.S. states By Reuters
2/2 Night of tornadoes kills more than 70 in Kentucky, other U.S. states© Reuters. Aerial view of a candle factory after a tornado tore through, in Mayfield, Kentucky, U.S., December 11, 2021, in this still image taken from a video. Video taken with a drone. Michael Gordon/Storm Chasing Video via REUTERS 2/2

By Cheney Orr

MAYFIELD, Ky. (Reuters) -A devastating swarm of tornadoes ripped through six U.S. states, killing more than 70 people in Kentucky and leaving a trail of destroyed homes and businesses along a path that stretched more than 200 miles, officials said on Saturday.

The powerful twisters, which weather forecasters say are unusual in cooler months, demolished a candle factory and the fire and police stations in a small town in Kentucky, tore through a nursing home in neighboring Missouri, and killed at least two workers at an Amazon warehouse in…

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