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Gripping new batch of photos shows Minnesota tornado damage

Photos from the spate of tornadoes that struck Minnesota on June 17 keep pouring in. Even a week after the storms, the images remain gripping and amazing.

Minnesota's office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management posted a recent batch on its Facebook page.

There is not much detail on the location of each photo. Here's how the agency described the group of photos:

Governor Tim Pawlenty directed HSEM to request preliminary damage assessments to determine the scope of damage caused by last week's tornadoes in Minnesota. Here are a few photos from the field... Location: Wadena; Ellendale and Albert Lea areas

Here are some of the 82 photos in the agency's latest batch. The full set is on Facebook.

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