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  1. Residents survey the damage after a twister tore through Ciudad Acuna, Mexico, killing 15.

    Twister Kills 15 in Mexican Border Town

    It was over in six seconds. But the tornado that killed at least 15, including three children, in Ciudad Acuña will be remembered for years. A baby is missing, nearly 90 have been hospitalized and 60 homes have been destroyed after ferocious winds — unlike anything seen in over a century — hit the border town made famous in films like Desperado. The devastation, coinciding with deadly floods in the American Southwest, will see President Enrique Pena Nieto visit northern Mexico, where he is pledging national assistance.

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