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Deadly tornado strikes Iowa

Authorities were still determining how many people were killed, injured and displaced by the twister in the farming town of 2,000 located about 60 miles (97 km) west of Des Moines, Sergeant Alex Dinkla, a spokesperson with the Iowa State Patrol, told a news conference.

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Delores Miller consoles his brother Larry Handsaker after a tornado damaged his house in Nevada, Iowa, on May 21.
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Landyn Ergish, 12, looks at the basement bathroom where he hid with his three siblings and mother as a tornado destroyed their home the day after a deadly tornado struck Greenfield, Iowa, U.S. May 22. No one was injured.
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Phillip and Kimberly Ergish embrace as they look at the remnants of their home the day after a deadly tornado struck Greenfield, Iowa, May 22. Kimberly survived the storm in their basement with their four children aged 5 to 12 and their dog while Phillip was at work. No one was injured.
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A view of damage in the aftermath of a tornado in a location given as Greenfield, Adair County, Iowa, in this handout image released on May 22.
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Phillip Ergish of Greenfield, Iowa salvages items from the remnants of his home the day after a deadly tornado struck Greenfield, Iowa, May 22. Ergish was at work when the tornado struck but his wife Kimberly survived the storm in their basement with their four children aged 5 to 12 and their dog. No one was injured.
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The home of Denny Kreis, 80, the day after a deadly tornado struck Greenfield, Iowa, May 22. Denny Kreis survived the tornado in his basement with minor injuries according to his son Kevin Kreis.
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Nathan Kreis of Granger, Iowa carries salvageable items from the home of his grandfather Denny Kreis, 80, the day after a deadly tornado struck Greenfield, Iowa, May 22. Denny Kreis survived the storm in his basement with minor injuries according to his son Kevin Kreis.
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Damage the day after a deadly tornado struck Greenfield, Iowa, May 22.
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Ronda Kreis and Kevin Kreis of Grimes, Iowa look through debris from the home of Kevin’s father Denny Kreis, 80, the day after a deadly tornado struck Greenfield, Iowa, May 22. Denny Kreis survived the tornado in his basement with minor injuries according to his son Kevin Kreis.

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