Huge Tornado Devastates Oklahoma Town
Published 21 May 2013
A major tornado struck the town of Moore in the U.S. state of Oklahoma on May 20, killing at least 24 people and leaving many others injured or missing. The tornado, thought to measure a kilometer across, reduced whole neighborhoods to rubble. (9 PHOTOS)
A tornado with winds of up to 200 miles per hour (320 kph) approaches the town of Moore on May 20.
A resident stands on top of wreckage after the tornado struck the town, destroying dozens of homes, two schools, and a hospital.
People search for their belongings in the wreckage of their homes.
Carlos and Kim Caudillo stand amid the debris of their home.
Two girls stand in the rubble of a destroyed neighborhood.
A woman receives treatment for her injuries at a triage area. Scores of wounded people have been hospitalized.
Rescue workers help free one of the 15 people who were trapped in a collapsed medical building.
Dana Ulepich looks at the debris from her house.