Tornadoes kill at least five in Arkansas and Texas, several still missing

Reports say that one Texas town may have “multiple deaths”

Payton Guion
Monday 11 May 2015 17:47

Violent storms struck Texas and Arkansas over the weekend, with tornadoes killing at least five people and injuring dozens more. One Texas town could have “multiple deaths” as several people remain missing.

Two people have been reported dead in a mobile-home park that was hit by a tornado in Nashville, Arkansas, The Weather Channel reported. Another storm hit the town of Van, Texas and at least 10 people are missing, even though no deaths have officially reported.

The Van fire marshal has confirmed that two people have been killed in that town, as searched for missing people continue.

CNN said that Van town officials fear that some of the missing people have been killed. The destruction in Van came the day after one was killed in storms in Eastland County, Texas.

At least 70 tornadoes were reported over the weekend in Arkansas, Texas and other Midwest states. See photos of the destruction below.

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