Bangalore, April 29: At least three tornados flattened homes and businesses, flipped trucks over on highways and injured an unknown number of people in Mississippi and Alabama on Monday as a massive, dangerous storm system passed over several states in the South, threatening additional twisters as well as severe thunderstorms, damaging hail and flash floods.
Meanwhile, about a thousand pro-Russian activists armed with sticks and steel rods attacked the participants of pro-Ukrainian rally in center of Donetsk [Also read: News in Pictures ]
Ukraine's acting government and the West have accused Russia of orchestrating the unrest, which they fear Moscow could use as a pretext for an invasion.
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Tornadoes rip across US
A demolished car sits on North Gloster Street across from what remains of a shell gas station in Tupelo, Missisippi, after a tornado touched down on Monday.
US experiences harsh weather conditions
A motel and a restaurant both show damage sustained from a tornado in Tupelo, Mississippi on Monday.
Debri strewn across in Mayflower
Traffic passes on Interstate 40 between destroyed businesses in Mayflower after a tornado struck the town late on Sunday. A tornado system ripped through several states in the central U.S. and left at least 16 dead in a violent start to this year's storm season, officials said.
Relatives grieve their loss
A relative of a victim of the sunken ferry Sewol complains to South Korean President Park Geun-hye at a group memorial in Ansan, south of Seoul, South Korea.
Pro-Russian activists clash with protesters
Masked pro-Russian activists beat a participant of a pro-Ukrainian rally as police try to stop the clash in Donetsk, Ukraine.
Who is Ronaldo clapping for?
Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo applaudes as teammate Pepe arrives for a training session prior to the Champions League semifinal soccer match between FC Bayern Munich and Real Madrid, in Munich, southern Germany.