Texas woman, children pulled from tornado rubble

2017-02-15 21:00
(Susan Broadbridge, AP)

(Susan Broadbridge, AP)

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Van Vleck - Residents of a coastal area southwest of Houston are cleaning up debris after at least six tornadoes left a swath of damaged buildings.

Among the homes destroyed was one where a woman inside held tightly to her two young children.

Anthony Ovesny said that his wife, Ashlie was home with their children, ages 1 and 3, when a tornado touched down in Van Vleck.

The wind flipped their mobile home and turned it to rubble. Neighbours pulled Ashlie and the children from the debris. She's recovering after having surgery for fractures and the children sustained minor injuries.


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