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Oklahoma Governor: 237 Injured in Tornadoes, Number of Dead at 24, Could Rise

The massive tornado that devastated an area near Oklahoma City injured 237 people and the number of dead may rise beyond the current official count of 24, Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin said today.

"We don't have any firm numbers on the numbers of deaths that have been experienced," Fallin said during a news conference. "There may have been bodies that may have been taken to local funeral homes."

Source: Chicago Tribune. Read full article. (link)

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