The rescue operation continues.
Illinois Governor Jay Robert Pritzker said that six people were killed during the partial collapse of an Amazon warehouse in Edwardsville caused by a tornado. The governor’s speech was broadcast by CBS.
“It is with deep sorrow that I confirm that at the moment six people have died. One person is in the hospital. The rescue operation continues,” he said. “This is a sad day for us.”
According to the Fox News channel, there could be from 50 to 100 people in the building.