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NEW YORK, December 27. /TASS/. At least people have been killed in a powerful tornado in the US state of Texas, and dozens of residential houses have been damaged or destroyed, Garland police spokesman Mike Hatfield said on Sunday.
Tornados hit the cities of Dallas, Farmersville and Garland, The authorities are verifying how many houses were damaged in the storm. It is not ruled out that people may be buried under rubble.
The airport in Dallas, one of the busiest hubs in the United States, has suspended its work for at least an hour.
It was earlier reported that 18 people were killed and around 60 more injured in storms in US states of Mississippi, Tennessee, Arkansas and Alabama.
Ten people, including a 7-year-old boy, were killed in Mississippi, six in Tennessee and one in Arkansas and Alabama each. Several people of those injured are in critical condition.
According to ABC, more than 240 residential houses were damaged or destroyed in Mississippi. In the four affected states, as well as in Texas, more than 800 residential houses were damaged. Almost 200 roads were closed in Alabama due to floods.