Terrifying Images of the Damage Wrought by the Texas Tornadoes

At least 6 people were killed; scores more were injured.

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At least six people died in the storms and tornadoes that swept through Texas this week; scores more were injured. And hundreds of homes were destroyed.

As our own John Metcalfe reported, this "bizarre" series of storms brought "madly shifting winds" and at least 10 tornadoes to the Dallas/Fort Worth area. Below, some scenes of the aftermath.

A trailer blown into a home on Lindsay Lane in Cleburne rests on a car after a tornado touch down in Cleburne, Texas. (Richard Rodriguez/Reuters)
A stop sign lies among debris May 16 after tornados swept through the town of Granbury, Texas. (Richard Rodriguez/Reuters)
Rescue workers comb through debris May 16 after tornados swept through the town of Granbury, Texas. (Richard Rodriguez/Reuters)
An aerial view shows the damage after tornados swept through Hood County, Texas. (Brandon Wade/Reuters)

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