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Tornadoes claim lives in south east US

At least six people have been killed in powerful storms in the United States.

The severe weather produced at least 20 tornadoes in the south east of the country.

The twisters left a trail of destruction across four states as they ripped through Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and South Carolina.

Wendy Urquhart reports.

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