Mayor: ‘A Bomb Has Been Dropped’ on Birmingham

From NPR

Of the many places pummeled by tornadoes the past two days, Alabama is where the greatest number of deaths have been reported as of this hour.

The Birmingham News says at least 128 people were killed in the state. And the death toll is likely to go higher. More than 30 deaths occurred in Birmingham.

Moments ago, Morning Edition host Steve Inskeep spoke with Birmingham Mayor William Bell, who said that:

— The Pratt City area of Birmingham has been “totally devastated [and] several other surrounding neighborhoods … have also been heavily damaged.”

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  1. Ruth Deitrick says:

    MY PRAYERS GO OUT TO THESE FAMILIES . I AM SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS.

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