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Deadly tornado at Boy Scout camp

Tornado, ambulance, Boy Scout
Emergency personnel arriving at a Boy Scout camp in western Iowa found a landscape of debris and downed trees. (Loren Sawyer / Onawa Sentinel)
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Helicopters, ambulances and fire engines converge on the Little Sioux Scout Ranch, where 93 teenage Boy Scouts and 25 staff members were attending a weeklong leadership training event. The ranch, in western Iowa, is about 40 miles north of Omaha, Neb. (Loren Sawyer / Onawa Sentinel)
Tornado, Little Sioux Scout Ranch, Iowa, Boy Scouts, helicopter
At least four of the injured were taken to Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City, Iowa, about 50 miles away, according to a hospital spokesman. Two teenagers were transported by medical helicopter about 8 p.m. A third was flown to the hospital an hour later. The fourth was taken by ambulance. (Loren Sawyer / Onawa Sentinel)
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Lloyd Roitstein, president of the Mid-America Council of the Boy Scouts of America, said the compound was “virtually destroyed” after the twister ripped tents off the ground, snapped trees and reduced buildings to rubble. (Loren Sawyer / Onawa Sentinel)