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Tornado hits New South Wales, two injured

Last Updated: Thursday, June 3, 2010 - 16:38

Melbourne: Two people were injured and
several houses damaged when a tornado hit New South Wales
state in Australia early Thursday.

Only two people were injured and were taken taken to
hospital, local media reported quoting police.

Police said it was a miracle no-one was killed when
tornado smashed into New South Wales north coast town of
Lennox Head. Over 30 houses were damaged, they added.

State Premier Kristina Kenneally said the tornado
caused "widespread devastation".

A person who was reported missing has been found, a
mother and daughter have been taken to hospital with minor
head injuries and three people were rescued from a car that
was stuck in flash flooding.


First Published: Thursday, June 3, 2010 - 16:38

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