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Huge Tornado Near Venice, Italy, Kills At Least One Person

The twister hit in the town of Dolo, located between Venice and Padua.

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A massive tornado hit the town of Dolo — to the west of Venice in Italy — Wednesday night, killing one person and injuring 30, according to Corriere de Veneto.

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The victim died on impact after his car was lifted from the road and landed back on the ground, Corriere reported.

Residents of the town, which located between Venice and another ancient city, Padua, posted photographs and videos of the storm on social media as it wreaked havoc on everything in its path.

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The tornado also uprooted trees and caused widespread damage to buildings.

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Authorities said at least 50 buildings had their rooftops torn off, Corriere reported.

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More of the tornado can be seen in this video from youreporter.it published on NBC News.

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Francis Whittaker is a homepage editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.

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