Tornado devastates Oklahoma homes, schools

UPDATE: At least 91 people were killed, including 20 children, after a mile-wide tornado flattened an Oklahoma City suburb.

21st May, 2013
Aerial photograph of homes flattened in Moore

At least 91 people were killed, including 20 children, and rescue workers frantically searched the rubble of a collapsed elementary school for two dozen more students who were still missing after a mile-wide tornado flattened an Oklahoma City suburb.

The storm cut a swathe of devastation 20 miles long across the suburb of Moore, with cars littered like toys, firefighters and police swarming over chunks of buildings and the town’s Plaza Towers Elementary School destroyed.

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