7 killed by Mississippi storms

COVINGTON COUNTY, Miss. (NBC) – A series of deadly storms ripped through Mississippi, leaving behind a path of destruction.

The storms damaged homes and scattered debris in Covington County, where there are reports of multiple injuries.

According to the National Weather Service, a strong tornado tracked through several counties including Covington, Jefferson Davis, Jones and Jasper.

In all, seven people were killed.

Emergency management officials hope to survey the damage later Monday.

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