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Saturday
Apr262014

At Least 30 Injured, Over 100 Homes Damaged by Severe Storms

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(BEAUFORT COUNTY, N.C.) -- At least 30 people were injured and over 100 homes severely damaged in Beaufort County, N.C. after strong thunderstorms and reported tornadoes hit the area.

John Pack, the county's emergency management coordinator, said 16 of the 30 injured were taken to hospital by ambulance. As of Saturday morning, there were no confirmed deaths due to the storms.

About 140 to 150 houses were unlivable due to severe damage. Pack added that additional damage may be found during the day on Saturday.

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