HARRISBURG, Ill. (AP) -- The police chief in a southern Illinois city struck by a deadly tornado has issued a curfew.
Harrisburg Police Chief Bob Smith said Wednesday afternoon that the curfew will begin at 6 p.m. and last until 6 a.m. on Thursday morning. He says an evacuation of the city has been completed. Smith warned against would-be looters, saying they will be prosecuted.
Harrisburg Fire Chief Bill Summers says parts of the city are "like a war zone." Summers says rescue teams from many neighboring towns responded after the storm.
The tornado left six people dead and destroyed hundreds of homes.
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