Biden Delivers Remarks in Kentucky After Viewing Aftermath of Deadly Tornadoes
© Sputnik / Artur GabdrakhmanovAftermath of powerful tornadoes that hit Kentucky, US
© Sputnik / Artur Gabdrakhmanov
Deadly tornadoes that tore through several US states left dozens dead and multiple injured, with authorities indicating that the death toll could soon exceed 100. The Biden administration has issued emergency declarations for all affected states.
Sputnik is live from Dawson Springs, Kentucky, as US President Joe Biden holds his first conference in the Bluegrass state after surveying the aftermath of a series of deadly tornadoes that reduced several towns to rubble.
In Kentucky, Governor Andy Beshear's last update revealed that the death toll had risen to 74, with some 109 individuals still unaccounted for. It's believed that the fatality count will rise as first responders continue to their recovery efforts.
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