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Tornado kills 8 on China's Hainan island

Aug 29, 2019 - Associated Press

BEIJING (AP) - A tornado has swept through Hainan island in southern China, killing eight people and injuring two others.

The official Xinhua News Agency said the tornado struck Nada town in Danzhou city early Thursday morning.

State broadcaster CCTV said dormitories for workers collapsed at two construction sites, killing eight people. One person was seriously injured and another slightly hurt. Both were sent to a hospital.

Xinhua photos show utility poles and trees that were ...