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Tornado kills six

SIX villagers were killed and another 15 injured when a tornado hit Lingao County, Hainan Province, reported the Hainan Daily yesterday.

Six members of an extended family were buried in the rubble after the whirlwind toppled their residence on Tuesday. They were already dead when rescuers pulled them out.

Of the 15 injured, six were listed in serious condition. The severe weather toppled six houses and damaged nearly 70 others in two villages of Xinying Town; authorities evacuated about 470 villagers.


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