Eureka twister injures eight

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National News

June 26, 2018 - 11:00 PM

EUREKA, Kan. (AP) — The governor has declared an emergency after eight people were injured when a tornado slammed into a small town in eastern Kansas.

The tornado touched down Tuesday night in the Greenwood County town of Eureka, about 60 miles east of Wichita. Greenwood County Emergency Management said on Twitter that the community of about 2,400 people took a “direct hit.”

Gov. Jeff Colyer declared a state of disaster emergency in the county about an hour after the storm hit.

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