At least 11 people were killed by storms in southern US


At least 11 people have been killed in recent days in the southern United States, which has been subjected to violent storms, also destroyed several homes and cut electricity to thousands of homes.

Strong winds have hit several regions in the south of the country since Friday. It is expected to move east and north on Sunday, according to the US Meteorological Authority, which has issued warnings for several states.

Among the dead were a policeman and a firefighter, local authorities said a car hit them in Texas while they were responding to calls about road accidents.

A deceased couple was found next to their storm-damaged mobile home in Louisiana, according to district police official Bill Davis.

“Everything is turned upside down, debris is everywhere, this is sad,” Davis said on a local TV channel.

Three people were found dead in Alabama state on Saturday, and local television broadcast pictures of destroyed homes and cut power lines.

More than 200,000 people were deprived of electricity on Sunday morning, and the press indicated that North Carolina and Alabama were the most affected.


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