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Tornadoes kill 1, hurt 16, devastate Nebraska town

Posted: June 17, 2014 at 3:14 a.m.

A man carries a girl after she was pulled from the basement of her destroyed home in Pilger, Neb., on Monday. A hospital spokesman said at least one person is dead and at least 16 more are in critical condition after two tornadoes swept through northeast Nebraska.

A man carries a girl after she was pulled from the basement of her destroyed home in Pilger, Neb., on Monday. A hospital spokesman said at least one person is dead and at least 16 more are in critical condition after two tornadoes swept through northeast Nebraska.

At least one person was killed and 16 others were in critical condition Monday after tornadoes swept through northeast Nebraska, destroying more than half of a small town, hospital and emergency officials said.

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