Report: Death toll rises to six from Oklahoma tornado

Posted at 2:35 PM, Apr 16, 2012
and last updated 2012-04-16 14:36:07-04

According to an article posted on, the death toll rose to six from a tornado that ripped through an Oklahoma town during a weekend outbreak of dozens of twisters across the Great Plains, officials said on Monday.

While storms were still breaking out from the Midwest into the Appalachian Mountains region, the threat of more tornadoes had declined, meteorologists said.

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A view of a tornado-damaged local neighborhood house trailer that was flipped off its foundation in the southern area of Wichita

( Gene Blevins Reuters, REUTERS / April 15, 2012 )