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Clean-up operations begin after deadly tornado in Czech Republic

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Clean-up work has begun after this week’s devastating tornado in the south-east of the Czech Republic. Soldiers and firefighters were on Saturday clearing away cars that had been tossed around by the tornado. Structural engineers were checking which buildings had to be demolished because of the danger of collapse. No one was thought to be buried under the rubble. Five people were killed and about 200 injured in the storm on Thursday. Among the dead, according to a report by the Czech public broadcaster, is a pregnant woman from neighbouring Slovakia whose unborn child also died. Hundreds of bu…

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