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Tornado rips through Wilkes-Barre business district

WILKES-BARRE TOWNSHIP, PA - Parts of Wilkes-Barre Township's business district looks like a war zone after a tornado rolled through the area last night.

The National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado ripped through a business district near Interstate 81.

No major injuries were reported.

A number of businesses including Panera Bread, Dicks Sporting Goods, Barnes and Noble and many others in the Arena Hub section were damaged by the storm. 

Power lines were down, vehicles damaged and debris littered the area. 

The Weather Service was also investigating a possible tornado in Bradford County, Pennsylvania as well.


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