Deadly Tornado in Mississippi

YAZOO CITY, Miss.-- A tornado that hit Mississippi on Saturday killed at least 10 people in Yazoo City, officials said.
Humvees and Blackhawk helicopters carrying nearly 40 National Guard members patrolled Yazoo City on Sunday to search for survivors, reports the New York Times.
The tornado was almost a mile wide and hit Yazoo and Choctaw Counties the hardest, according to rescue and assessment crews, reports CNN News.
According to Gov. Haley Barbour, the tornado destroyed at least 100 homes in Yazoo County and 38 in Choctaw County, reports the New York Times.
According to the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency, in addition to the 10 deaths, 33 people were injured, as reported by CNN News.

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