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Tornado destroys Arkansas feed plant

A pet food plant from Arkat Nutrition, an animal feed company that produces Enhance Equine horse feed, was destroyed by a tornado that ripped through Dumas, Arkansas US on Saturday.

According to a report by The Associated Press, the National Weather Service rated the Dumas tornado as an F-3, with wind estimated at 158 to 207 mph. Another area tornado was rated an F-1. The tornado damaged or destroyed 43 houses and 50 mobile homes, leveled 25 businesses, and severely damaged nine more. Dozens of people were injured.

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