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Rare tornado hits Germany

A caravan sits in a garden after a tornado hit the area of Boisheim, west of Duesseldorf. A rare tornado hit a populated area in western Germany, leaving a trail of destruction and injuring at least two people, officials said on Thursday.

REUTERS/Thilo Schmuelgen

A caravan sits in a garden after a tornado hit the area of Boisheim, west of Duesseldorf. A rare tornado hit a populated area in western Germany, leaving a trail of destruction and injuring at least two people, officials said on...more

A caravan sits in a garden after a tornado hit the area of Boisheim, west of Duesseldorf. A rare tornado hit a populated area in western Germany, leaving a trail of destruction and injuring at least two people, officials said on Thursday. REUTERS/Thilo Schmuelgen
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Workers remove roof tiles after a tornado hit the area of Boisheim, west of Duesseldorf. REUTERS/Thilo Schmuelgen

Workers remove roof tiles after a tornado hit the area of Boisheim, west of Duesseldorf. REUTERS/Thilo Schmuelgen

Workers remove roof tiles after a tornado hit the area of Boisheim, west of Duesseldorf. REUTERS/Thilo Schmuelgen
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A worker carries roof tiles after a tornado hit the area of Boisheim, west of Duesseldorf. REUTERS/Thilo Schmuelgen

A worker carries roof tiles after a tornado hit the area of Boisheim, west of Duesseldorf. REUTERS/Thilo Schmuelgen

A worker carries roof tiles after a tornado hit the area of Boisheim, west of Duesseldorf. REUTERS/Thilo Schmuelgen
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A worker climbs on a damaged tree after a tornado. REUTERS/Thilo Schmuelgen

A worker climbs on a damaged tree after a tornado. REUTERS/Thilo Schmuelgen

A worker climbs on a damaged tree after a tornado. REUTERS/Thilo Schmuelgen
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Workers remove debris from a roof after a tornado hit the area of Boisheim, west of Duesseldorf. REUTERS/Thilo Schmuelgen

Workers remove debris from a roof after a tornado hit the area of Boisheim, west of Duesseldorf. REUTERS/Thilo Schmuelgen

Workers remove debris from a roof after a tornado hit the area of Boisheim, west of Duesseldorf. REUTERS/Thilo Schmuelgen
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A workers checks a roof after a tornado hit the area of Boisheim, west of Duesseldorf. REUTERS/Thilo Schmuelgen

A workers checks a roof after a tornado hit the area of Boisheim, west of Duesseldorf. REUTERS/Thilo Schmuelgen

A workers checks a roof after a tornado hit the area of Boisheim, west of Duesseldorf. REUTERS/Thilo Schmuelgen
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A man removes debris after a tornado hit the area of Boisheim, west of Duesseldorf. REUTERS/Thilo Schmuelgen

A man removes debris after a tornado hit the area of Boisheim, west of Duesseldorf. REUTERS/Thilo Schmuelgen

A man removes debris after a tornado hit the area of Boisheim, west of Duesseldorf. REUTERS/Thilo Schmuelgen
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Workers remove debris after a tornado hit the area of Boisheim, west of Duesseldorf. REUTERS/Thilo Schmuelgen

Workers remove debris after a tornado hit the area of Boisheim, west of Duesseldorf. REUTERS/Thilo Schmuelgen

Workers remove debris after a tornado hit the area of Boisheim, west of Duesseldorf. REUTERS/Thilo Schmuelgen
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People look at broken trees after a tornado hit the area of Boisheim, west of Duesseldorf. REUTERS/Thilo Schmuelgen

People look at broken trees after a tornado hit the area of Boisheim, west of Duesseldorf. REUTERS/Thilo Schmuelgen

People look at broken trees after a tornado hit the area of Boisheim, west of Duesseldorf. REUTERS/Thilo Schmuelgen
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Debris sit on a street as workers repair a roof after a tornado hit the area of Boisheim, west of Duesseldorf. REUTERS/Thilo Schmuelgen

Debris sit on a street as workers repair a roof after a tornado hit the area of Boisheim, west of Duesseldorf. REUTERS/Thilo Schmuelgen

Debris sit on a street as workers repair a roof after a tornado hit the area of Boisheim, west of Duesseldorf. REUTERS/Thilo Schmuelgen
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Workers repair a roof after a tornado hit the area of Boisheim, west of Duesseldorf. REUTERS/Thilo Schmuelgen

Workers repair a roof after a tornado hit the area of Boisheim, west of Duesseldorf. REUTERS/Thilo Schmuelgen

Workers repair a roof after a tornado hit the area of Boisheim, west of Duesseldorf. REUTERS/Thilo Schmuelgen
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Workers repair a roof after a tornado hit the area of Boisheim, west of Duesseldorf. REUTERS/Thilo Schmuelgen

Workers repair a roof after a tornado hit the area of Boisheim, west of Duesseldorf. REUTERS/Thilo Schmuelgen

Workers repair a roof after a tornado hit the area of Boisheim, west of Duesseldorf. REUTERS/Thilo Schmuelgen
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A caravan sits in a garden after a tornado hit the area of Boisheim, west of Duesseldorf. REUTERS/Thilo Schmuelgen

A caravan sits in a garden after a tornado hit the area of Boisheim, west of Duesseldorf. REUTERS/Thilo Schmuelgen

A caravan sits in a garden after a tornado hit the area of Boisheim, west of Duesseldorf. REUTERS/Thilo Schmuelgen
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Workers repair a roof after a tornado hit the area of Boisheim, west of Duesseldorf. REUTERS/Thilo Schmuelgen

Workers repair a roof after a tornado hit the area of Boisheim, west of Duesseldorf. REUTERS/Thilo Schmuelgen

Workers repair a roof after a tornado hit the area of Boisheim, west of Duesseldorf. REUTERS/Thilo Schmuelgen
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Workers repair a roof after a tornado hit the area of Boisheim, west of Duesseldorf. REUTERS/Thilo Schmuelgen

Workers repair a roof after a tornado hit the area of Boisheim, west of Duesseldorf. REUTERS/Thilo Schmuelgen

Workers repair a roof after a tornado hit the area of Boisheim, west of Duesseldorf. REUTERS/Thilo Schmuelgen
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