(Watch) Viral: Large Rare Tornado Tears Through Northern Italy

Amateur video distributed via YouReporter, a web portal for citizen journalists, captured dramatic footage of a massive tornado tearing a path of destruction through towns and villages close to the regional capital of Bologna on May 3.

Italian newspaper La Repubblica reported that 11 people were injured and several houses were damaged.

The governor of Emilia Romagna, Vasco Errani, asked the central government to declare a state of emergency.

Check out the amazing footage captured below:

Some Photos of the tornado via YouReporter

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