At least 30 killed by tornado in Missouri - coroner

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Posted: May 22, 2011 11:53 PM
At least 30 killed by tornado in Missouri - coroner

KANSAS CITY (Reuters) - At least 30 people are known to have been killed by a powerful tornado that plowed through the southwestern Missouri town of Joplin on Sunday, Newton County Coroner Mark Bridges told Reuters by telephone.

(Reporting by David Bailey; Writing by Steve Gorman; Editing by Peter Bohan)