UPDATE: Storm Damage in Luzerne County Caused by EF2 Tornado

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WILKES-BARRE, Pa -- A tornado ripped through Wilkes-Barre Township Wednesday night, according to officials.

It happened right near the Arena Hub Plaza.

Luckily, emergency crews say only six people suffered bumps and bruises. No one had to be taken to the hospital.

There is lots of damage to several buildings though.

At noon on Thursday, Dave Nicosia with the National Weather Service said that it was definitely a tornado that caused all the damage.

The National Weather Service team said the tornado was an EF2 with estimated wind speeds of 130 mph.

Nicosia said this was the worst tornado damage he had ever seen in this area.

The Wyoming Valley Mall is closed on Thursday, June 14.

This is a developing story, check back for updates.

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