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Last Updated: Thursday July 28 2005 18:42 GMT

In pictures: Birmingham tornado

Damage after a tornado in Birmingham
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A tornado has caused lots of damage in Birmingham.
Roofs were ripped off a number of buildings.
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Hundreds of homes were damaged by the tornado, with roofs ripped off a number of buildings.
Police after a tornado in Birmingham.
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Police had to use dogs in some parts of the city to search for missing people.
Fire engine in Birmingham.
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As many as 15 fire engines were sent to the scene to deal with the problems.
Uprooted tree in Birmingham.
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It wasn't just buildings that were affected, a number of trees were ripped out of the ground.
A broken fence in Birmingham
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At least 19 people were injured were injured by the tornado, three of them seriously.

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