Death toll revised down to 24 after tornado rips Oklahoma - WNEM TV 5

Death toll revised down to 24 after tornado rips Oklahoma

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MOORE, OK (AP) -

The state medical examiner's office has revised the death toll from a tornado in an Oklahoma City suburb to 24 people, including seven children.

Spokeswoman Amy Elliot said Tuesday morning that she believes some victims were counted twice in the early chaos of the storm. Authorities said initially that as many as 51 people were dead, including 20 children.

Teams are continuing to search the rubble in Moore, 10 miles south of Oklahoma City, after the Monday afternoon tornado.

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