Deadly Tornado Destroys Homes in Mexico, Leaving Cars at 90-Degree Angle
A tornado hit the town of Ciudad Acuna, 2 miles from Laughlin Air Force base.
By EMILY SHAPIRO
May 25, 2015, 5:29 PM
• 3 min read
-- At least 13 people were killed today when a tornado struck the town of Ciudad Acuna, Mexico, near the Texas border, causing widespread damage that includes destroyed homes and cars flipped sideways at 90-degree angles.
The town is just two miles from Texas' Laughlin Air Force base, the largest pilot training base in the United States.
No injuries or damage were reported at the Air Force base, according to an official.
About 300 homes were affected, according to a press statement from the Coahuila Government.