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Tornado in Germany: Three killed, more than 50 injured

The storm left behind numerous damages in the area in western Germany

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In Paderborn, in western Germany, more than 50 people were injured, and ten of them were seriously injured after a tornado roared, a police spokesman told The Eastern Herald.

According to the information known so far, three people were killed.

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The tornado also caused significant material damage in that city in the province of North Rhine-Westphalia, which was hit by a storm that is currently passing through Germany, and appeared after unusually high temperatures for this time of year.

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And the city of Lippstadt, some 30 kilometers away, was most likely hit by a tornado, a spokesman for the fire service said. There are no reports of injuries so far.

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The storm left a lot of damage in the area in western Germany, and police forces reported a large number of collapsed roofs and uprooted trees.

Rail traffic was also disrupted. A church tower in the city has been torn down, and the German news agency DPA reports that more than 100 people have been temporarily trapped in a local outdoor pool after downed trees blocked the exit.

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