Tornado batters Joplin, Missouri, Casualties Increasing.
Over 75% of the city of Jopin in the state of Missouri has suffered partial or complete destruction following a tornado that swept through the city. But worse still is the fact that death counts have being increasing as so far some 89 deaths have been reported. So bad was the tornado that medical supplies ripped from the St John's Hospital in Jopli were seen 45 miles away.
89 dead in from tornado in Joplin, Missouri; number expected to rise
Missouri: Tornado batters Joplin, at least 30 dead