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Storms Rip Through Midwest

Strong winds and thunderstorms ripped through parts of the Midwest Sunday leaving houses and buildings damaged.

Northern Indiana and central Illinois were two of the regions affected by the severe winds and at least 7 houses were destroyed about about 30 others sustaining damages near Laomi, Ill.

Lawrence County Sheriff Sam Craig said in an interview with The Chicago Tribune that at least 19 houses had been damaged, including three that were leveled in the area.

The storms were so severe that a school bus was lifted into the air and thrown into the side of a building.

Footage taken by WTHR-TV in Indianapolis showed a school bus lying atop a flattened building in Fayetteville, about 70 miles south of Indianapolis, where the tornado was reported.

The National Weather Service said at least one person suffered minor injuries in Illinois.