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6 injured when possible tornado damages Alabama Wal-Mart

6 injured when possible tornado damages Alabama Wal-Mart

A tornado partially collapsed the roof of a southeast Alabama Wal-Mart, injuring at least six people but none seriously, forecasters said Friday. A strong storm cell passed through Troy, about 50 miles southeast of Montgomery, late Thursday night. It caused significant damage to the Wal-Mart roof and tore out the wall of a nearby sporting goods store that was closed, according to Troy Mayor Jason Reeves. An 18-wheel truck in the Wal-Mart lot also was overturned. It's not clear how many people were in the Wal-Mart when the storm hit. Photos on social media showed merchandise strewn in aisles and the ceiling sagging. Employee Sarah Brookins told the Troy Messenger the storm came...

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