Twin Tornadoes Annihilate Nebraska Town Leaving Death, Injury and Destruction

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Twin tornadoes tore through the town of Pilger Nebraska, killing a five year old  and critically injuring 16 others, ripping down power lines and decimating the small rural town in northwest portion of the state.

 

"More than half of the town is gone — absolutely gone," Jerry Weatherholt, a member of the Stanton County Commission, told The Associated Press. "The co-op is gone, the grains bins are gone, and it looks like almost every house in town has some damage," as reported in NBC News.

The rare weather phenomenon, created an arch with each F4 Tornado anchored on each side, ripping through the countryside and bearing down on Pilger which took a direct hit.

Pliger, which is located about 75 miles northwest of Omaha, according to officials suffered an almost annihilation with almost every home experiencing some damage.

It is a miracle the death toll is not higher with the amount of damage the town faced.

 

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