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Tornado hits factory in Iowa; some injuries reported

 


DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A tornado slammed into an agricultural machinery plant in Iowa as some people were working on Thursday and police said a number of people were taken to a local hospital.

The tornado hit in the town of Pella, about 40 miles (64 kilometers) southeast of Des Moines.

Pella Police Lt. Shane Cox told television station KCCI-TV that some people from the plant were taken to a hospital, but he didn't know the extent of injuries or the number of people. Emergency responders were attempting to get inside the damaged building to see if anyone was trapped.

One of the factory's...



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