Tornadoes kill three in Florida

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Pinellas Park, Florida (AP) - Authorities revised their death count to three yesterday from tornadoes that tore through the Tampa Bay area, leaving at least 25 others injured and hundreds homeless.

'There was some confusion,' a spokeswoman for the Pinellas County Sheriff's office said. Four deaths initially were reported from the tornadoes that hit the county on Saturday.

Two people were killed in a mobile home park in the St Petersburg suburb of Pinellas Park and one woman died in her mobile home in nearby Largo, police said. At the last count, 88 homes were destroyed.