Bangalore, Nov 18: Extremely powerful tornadoes swept through the US Midwest on Sunday, killing at least 5 people and injuring many others. Several buildings were destroyed and vehicles over-turned in the states of Illinois, Indiana and Kentucky. The tornadoes struck Illinois hard creating a lot of damage.
Meanwhile, 50 people were killed when a domestic Russian airline crashed in Kazan, Russia. The plane had 44 passengers and six crew members, who were killed in the crash. LOcal news there said that the plane has tried to land three times before landing.
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In Kazan, Russia
Russian Emergency Situations Ministry fire fighters and rescuers work at the crash site of a Russian passenger airliner near Kazan. A Russian passenger airliner crashed on Sunday night killing all people aboard, officials said.
In Kazan, Russia
Ambulances line up in front of the airport building in Kazan,east of Moscow, where the Russian passenger airliner, Boeing 737, crashed on Sunday, Nov 17.
Rescuers pull an injured resident from the debris of a demolished house after a tornado destroyed parts of Washington .
In Kokomo, Indiana
An overturned car sits in the parking lot near Rally's in Kokomo, Indiana after a massive tornado hit the area. A state of emergency has been declared.
In Hustisford, US
A garage in the Town of Hustisford collapsed and walls were turned inside-out after severe weather moved through the area. Intense thunderstorms and tornadoes swept across the Midwest on Sunday, causing extensive damage.
In United States
President Barack Obama with his daughters Malia and Sasha's as they watch watch a basketball game between his brother-in-law Oregon State Beavers Coach Craig Robinson's team play against the Maryland Terrapins.
Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany holds up the winner's trophy and a bottle of champagne after winning the Formula One U.S. Grand Prix auto race at the Circuit of the Americas.