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Tornado kills 20, wounds 200 in Bangladesh


DHAKA — A tornado that ripped through 20 villages in eastern Bangladesh killed 20 people and injured 200, a government official said Saturday. The storm lashed the distant villages in Brahmanbaria District on Friday. The local Prothom Alo newspaper reported that the 15-minute storm destroyed many homes and shops and also toppled a large number of trees and electricity poles.

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