NEWS
Mon Jun 3, 2013 08:29 AM CDT

(Dow Jones) -- Damage caused by a tornado late Friday afternoon has temporarily idled the OKC West Stockyards in El Reno, Okla.

The facility took a direct hit from the EF3 rated tornado in the latest round of severe storms in Oklahoma, according to local news reports. The powerful storm killed 12 people and injured about 100 others, mainly along Interstate 40 west of Oklahoma City.

Attempts to contact officials at OKC West Stockyards were unsuccessful. The firm's website showed the following statement: "Due to the damage that we received from the tornado we are closed, but we will be ...

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