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At least 6 people confirmed dead as tornadoes strike US


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Officials in Montgomery County also confirmed three deaths, including a child, after a tornado struck the Clarksville area.
“At this time, we can confirm that three people are deceased, two adults and one child as a result of the tornado that touched down this afternoon,” said a statement from the Montgomery County government. “Additionally, 23 people have been treated at the hospital.”
Officials said they are still in a “search and rescue phase” to see if there are more dead or injured.
“This is a sad day for our community. We are praying for those who are injured, lost loved ones, and lost their homes,” Montgomery County Mayor Wes Golden said in a statement.
The city of Clarksville declared a state of emergency Saturday night, Mayor Joe Pitts announced. Police will be enforcing a 9 p.m. curfew Saturday and Sunday nights. -Agencies

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