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NY Times puts Oklahoma tornado death toll at 91

Posted by Angela Nelson, Boston.com Staff  May 21, 2013 09:12 AM

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The New York Times is reporting that 91 people have died after a huge tornado ripped through parts of Oklahoma City and its suburbs.

Amy Elliott, spokeswoman for the Oklahoma City medical examiner, said at least 91 people had died, and officials said that toll was likely to climb. Hospitals reported at least 145 people injured.

The Associated Press is reporting that 51 people died, though officials said the death toll was expected to rise.

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