State of Emergency Declared after Tornadoes Tear Through Iowa (+Video, Photos)

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - At least 27 tornadoes were reported in the US state of Iowa Thursday, overturning cars, flattening homes and leaving people injured.

State of Emergency Declared after Tornadoes Tear Through Iowa (+Video, Photos)

The National Weather Service is yet to release the exact number of tornados when it surveys the damage.

The City of Marshalltown has declared a state of emergency. Everyone is advised to stay away from the downtown area until further notice.

In Marshalltown, a town of about 27,000 people about an hour northeast of Des Moines, 10 people suffered injuries after a tornado struck the area, according to CNN.

Trees have crashed down into roads, houses are missing many shingles, a large industrial building is missing sections of a wall and debris is littered over vehicles in the parking lot.

A video published on social media shows the damages and destroyed cars after the tornado rips through the city.

 

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