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Nine people were treated for injuries after a tornado struck a housing camp sout

9 injured after tornado hits oil field RV camp near Watford City ND


WATFORD CITY, ND - Nine people have been confirmed injured, one of them critically, after a tornado touched down about 5 miles south of Watford City on Monday night, damaging a dozen trailers at an RV camp. Eight families spent the night at an emergency shelter in Watford City, the Red Cross said Tuesday morning.

Jerry Samuelson, emergency management director for McKenzie County, confirmed the number of injuries Tuesday.

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