“North of 70” people — and as many as 100 — were killed in Kentucky, the state’s governor said Saturday, after tornadoes tore through a swath of the South and the Midwest for more than three hours late Friday and early Saturday.
“It’ll be a miracle if anyone else is found alive in it,” Beshear said.
At least 40 people were rescued from the facility after a tornado ripped through it and much of the surrounding city Friday, and it was unclear how many people remained in the wreckage.
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President Biden arrived in Kentucky on Wednesday to survey the swaths of damage in areas hardest hit by a string of tornadoes that killed at least 74 people there and 14 in other states.
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