|Published:||Apr 29, 2011 3:40 PM EDT|
|Updated:||Apr 29, 2011 12:42 PM EDT|
PLEASANT GROVE, Ala. (AP) - Alabama emergency officials say the number of people killed in the state in the worst tornado outbreak in four decades has climbed to 210.
At least 36 were killed Wednesday in Tuscaloosa, home of the University of Alabama.
The Alabama Emergency Management Agency early Friday said in a news release that nearby DeKalb County had 32 fatalities.
Crews are still combing neighborhoods looking for bodies and any possible survivors.
It brings the death toll in six states to at least 297. That makes it the deadliest outbreak since 315 were killed in April 1974 across a dozen states.
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