(MENAFN- Trend News Agency) At least 22 people are dead across seven states and dozens have
been hospitalized after a tornado outbreak moved across the U.S. on
Friday and Saturday, according to local officials, trend reports citing
abc news .
Among the fatalities, five were in Arkansas, three died in
Indiana, one died in Alabama and one died in Mississippi, local
officials told ABC News. Adamsville, Tennessee, Mayor David Leckner
told The Associated Press that seven people died in McNairy County.
In Illinois, four people died, including a man who was killed after
a roof collapsed during a concert at a historic theater.
The storm pattern moved east on Saturday with one person
confirmed dead in Sussex County, Delaware, after a home collapsed,
Leonard DeMalto, a spokesman for the Delaware State Police, told
The National Weather Service has confirmed at least 31 tornadoes
across 9 states on Friday and Saturday. More than 28 million people
across the South and Midwest were under a tornado watch going into
Friday night, according to the NWS.
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